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Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan: Cold Leaders, Warm Ties

Global Analyst Online / IPS Kitty Stapp , Dic 04 (IPS) – Two of the most despotic leaders in the world sit atop the governments of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, according to rights groups. But in sharp contrast to the way they regard their respective peoples, Turkmenistan’s Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov and Uzbekistan’s Islam Karimov seem to treat […]

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Egypt Begs Gulf for Rescue

A woman steps away from tear gas during a riot in Cairo. Credit: Hisham Allam/IPS. Global Analyst Online / IPS Hisham Allam CAIRO, Dic 01 (IPS) – “Subsidies from the Arab world are large and reflect Arabs’ love towards the Egyptian people, but we cannot depend on that to build an economy that can compete […]

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Neoliberalism and the Neoliberal Order: Regressive Distribution on a Global Scale

Republished on Global Analyst Online By Alan F. Fogelquist This essay discusses some of the main characteristics of today’s neoliberal political and economic order. Other terms exist to describe the same general set of institutions and policy prescriptions, but neoliberalism is a convenient expression for designating them in one word that is now widely used […]

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GM Crop Could Migrate Dangerously

A court-appointed committee in India has called for a ten-year moratorium on field trials of GM crops. Credit: F Delventhal/CC-BY-2.0 Global Analyst Online / IPS Ranjit Devraj NEW DELHI, Nov 28 (IPS) – Food security activists who secured a moratorium on introducing genetically modified brinjal (aubergine) into India fear that their efforts are being undermined […]

Haitian Migrant Boat Capsizes, Dozens Feared Dead

Global Analyst Online / IPS AJ Correspondents Nov 27 () – A sailboat passing through the southern Bahamas islands with about 150 Haitian migrants on board capsized after running aground, killing up to 30 people and leaving the rest clinging to the vessel for hours, authorities said Tuesday.The exact death toll remained uncertain. Authorities on […]

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The Very Future of Third World Agriculture is at Stake

Global Analyst Online / IPS Devinder Sharma NEW DELHI, Nov 28 (Columnist Service) – The battle lines are clearly drawn.At a time when food security in the developing countries is snowballing into a major trade conflict between the developed and developing countries, what in reality is at stake is the livelihood security of an estimated […]

World Forgetting Palestinian Rights

Global Analyst Online / IPS Pierre Klochendler JERUSALEM, Oct 07 (IPS) – The annual debate has just wrapped up and, already, the certainty is that if last year Palestinian statehood auspiciously dominated the international agenda, this time, the issue vanished from the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), and will vanish even further from world affairs.When […]