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Africa: Exposed - Uganda's Secret GMO Research

Photo: The Independent, Unknown to most Ugandans, NARO currently runs one of the most active GMO research facilities on the African continent.

By Andrew S. Kaggwa… 2,147 more words

Human Rights Violations

Rohingyas fall victim to UN’s corporate-dominated agenda

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Strategist and activist supporting Rohingya rights in Myanmar says a document recently revealed about UN mission in Myanmar shows how its humanitarian goals are ignored by the corporate-dominated agenda of the UN. 1,238 more words

Multinationals

No accounting for tax

Let’s talk about tax.

Or more particularly let’s talk about accounting tax expense.

Now dear readers the most unlikely thing has happened. A tax free week in the media. 1,387 more words

Cross Border Taxation

US Environmental Agency Sued Over Continued Use of Deadly Dow Pesticides

Growers in agricultural areas like Oxnard, California, make heavy use of fumigants that are linked with asthma, cancer and birth defects. | Photo: AFP
Schools and neighborhoods primarily populated by working-class immigrants and farmworkers suffer widespread exposure to the dangerous chemicals. 591 more words
Human Rights Violations

Southern Africa: South Africa, Botswana Clash Over Diamonds

Photo: The Herald, Diamonds
Diamond production behemoth De Beers Group of Companies will hold a Sight next week at Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) in Gaborone where they will auction stones without rough diamonds from neighbouring South Africa. 597 more words
Multinationals

Gulf crisis: Boris, London and the Qatari billions

Boris Johnson served as London mayor from 2008 to 2016 (AFP)

Boris Johnson has urged Qatar to crack down on supporting extremists. He walks a fine line with a country that has ploughed billions into the UK… 856 more words

War & Conflict

Just 8 men own same wealth as half the world

Published: 16 January 201

Eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, according to a new report published by Oxfam today to mark the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Davos. 1,292 more words
Human Rights Violations