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Richest 1 Percent Bagged 82 Percent of Wealth Created in 2017 - Poorest Half of Humanity Got Nothing

Human Wrongs Watch

22 January 2018 (Oxfam International)*Eighty two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth, according to a new… 941 more words

The Peoples

Davos 2018: Elites to Save the World at Cocktail Party Schmooze-Fest

Human Wrongs Watch

By Robert Bridge*

23 January, 2018 (RT)* It’s that time of year again when the elite gather at Davos by day to tackle the many problems plaguing the planet. 1,258 more words

The Peoples

Unemployment to Remain High, Quality Jobs Harder to Find in 2018 – UN Labour Agency

Human Wrongs Watch

While the global economy has kept up modest growth, the total number of unemployed people will likely remain high in 2018 – at above 192 million – and it will be harder to find a decent job, the United Nations labour agency on 22 January 2018 reported. 703 more words

The Peoples

Why the United Nations Matters (even for the Palestinians)

Human Wrongs Watch

By Richard Falk*

22 Jan 2018 – TRANSCEND Media Service — There are many reasons for persons with very different worldviews to feel disillusioned by, if not angry at, the United Nations. 2,470 more words

The Peoples

Significant Impact of US Funding Cuts on the Daily Lives of Millions of Vulnerable Palestine Refugees

Human Wrongs Watch

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on 22 January 2018 launched a global fundraising campaign to sustain resources for its education, health and other assistance programmes. 345 more words

The Peoples

The Dawn Watch

Reasonably well-read people will know that Joseph Conrad wrote Heart of Darkness after spending time in Congo. Maybe you didn’t know Conrad only made one trip up the river and on returning to Leopoldville, before even leaving the colony, wrote… 269 more words

Africa

Discovering the Great Karoo

The Great Karoo—one of South Africa’s 20+ National Parks (and a fine name for an up-and-coming magician)—is located in the middle of what looks like an illustration from one of my brother’s dinosaur encyclopedias. 837 more words