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UN documents shed light on African defence procurement

IHS Jane’s 360

Jeremy Binnie, London – IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly

October 12, 2014

Tanzania’s Type 07PA 120 mm self-propelled mortars were seen for the first time in a 26 April parade. 517 more words

In The Media

Will There Be Poor Always?

As I was doing my MOOC study this week, I kept hearing the following lyrics and melody of the song “Everything’s Alright” (from the musical,  825 more words


Sanctions and bombs: how the UN and western powers committed mass murder in Iraq before the 2003 invasion

This article first appeared in revolution magazine’s Middle East bulletin MidEast Solidarity, issue #1, Spring 2001. It looks at the division of labour between the United Nations and western imperialist powers in committing mass murder in Iraq in the 1990s; in 2003, of course, the US-led invasion took place, killing thousands more and devastating Iraq, creating the current morass. 1,019 more words

Capitalist Ideology

UN Experts To Discuss Detroit Water Shutoffs

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Two United Nations human rights experts in Detroit to observe the impact of water service shutoffs on city residents are expected to publicly discuss their visit. 235 more words


Or for some UN members, just one button will do.


MDG #6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases

MDG #6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases

The following video shows you how communities are combatting HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases around the world:

Impact Stories


“The concept of self-determination remains elusive, and defies all attempts to generalize its characterization. Moreover, its implementation usually creates as many problems as it solves – including, paradoxically, further claims to self-determination… 808 more words