Saturday, September 24, 2005
When the World Bank's new president, Paul Wolfowitz, presides over his first annual meeting, he will be confronted with a radical new report from his own organisation that sees ending inequality as a key to reducing poverty.
Fighting for a piece of the pie in Central Asia
By Hossein Amiri
Following the recent tension in the former Soviet republics, the major regional powers have begun competing with each other. They are by no means seeking the establishment of democracy in the region but are rather trying to acquire their perceived share of the pie.
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Friday, September 23, 2005
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Wednesday, September 21, 2005
The failed mission to capture Iraqi oil
By Michael T Klare Sep 22, 2005
It has long been an article of faith among America's senior policymakers - Democrats and Republicans alike - that military force is an effective tool for ensuring control over foreign sources of oil. Read article
Blood for no oil by Tom Engelhardt Read article
Sunday, September 18, 2005
Outward direct investment (ODI) from the People’s Republic of China is set to rise in the years ahead as Chinese companies respond to the government’s policy of encouraging firms to “Go Global”, according to a report released today in Vancouver and Beijing entitled China Goes Global.