It is my little old belief that Social Democracy is civilisation and Neo-Liberalism is barbarism. It is a harmful creed based upon some of the worst ideas of 19th century Liberal extremism. 870 more words
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by Jerry Alatalo
hus far, more than 50 journalists around the Earth have signed on and are participating in an investigation of the World Bank, sponsored by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). 695 more words
Article originally published at trust.org.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation – Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:33 GMTWorld Bank President Jim Yong Kim takes his seat as he arrives to brief the press at the opening of the IMF and World Bank’s 2015 Annual Spring Meetings, in Washington, April 16, 2015. 389 more words
Assessment of South Africas PPP Framework: Applicability to Municipal Land Disposition and Development
While South Africa has a well-developed national framework for public-private partnerships (PPPs), cities experiences thus far with large-scale urban redevelopment — and, specifically, with competitively soliciting and iteratively structuring economically and socially beneficial arrangements for redevelopment of public lands with the private sector — have been limited. 37 more words
What can a Canadian say on this year’s Earth Day?
Over the past 25 years or so, successive Canadian governments have promised to take action–the Liberals signed the Kyoto Protocol back in 1997 and then did basically nothing to meet the targets–or have ignored or actively worsened the situation–the Conservatives have consistently backed the fossil fuel sector to the detriment of emerging renewable energy markets and have decimated several pieces of environmental legislation, which we will end up paying for one way or another in future. 493 more words