A major new study makes a clear case that the richest nation in the world has sufficient resources to protect the environment and ensure dignified lives for all its people. The problem is a matter of priorities, as more and more of America's wealth flows into the pockets of a small but powerful few and into the bloated Pentagon budget. By theInstitute of Policy Studies.
While the USA and China are stepping into one the potential biggest fights on trade measures in decades, Friends of the Earth Europe is presenting concrete proposals for an innovative trade agenda that serves citizens and the environment.
To curb rising inequality, global leaders must work together to stop the flow of illicit wealth and mitigate tax avoidance, write John Irons & Xavier de Souza Briggs in theStanford Social Innovation Review.
Rich nations spent more on helping poor countries last year but less on refugees at home, leading to stagnation in overall aid expenditure - which remains well below United Nations’ targets.
More than two-thirds of the world's entire wealth will be owned by the richest 1% of people by 2030, new research warns.