Growing inequality is not inevitable; it is created socially. If elites are at all serious about tackling the growing gap between the super rich and the rest of us, they know what they have to do - but who will act? By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram for IPS News.
Measuring humanity’s ecological footprint is essential for keeping its demands within the planet’s biocapacity, a minimum requirement for sustainability, writes Mathis Wackernagel from the Global Footprint Network.
What model of farming can end nutritional deprivation while restoring and conserving food-growing resources for our progeny? The answer lies in the emergent model of agroecology, often called “organic” or ecological agriculture, writes Frances Moore Lappé.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was formed in 1945 to ensure the stability of the international monetary system. The letter below to IMF Directors has been signed by more than 50 prestigious economists and development specialists, concerned on IMF’s social protection and labour reforms.
The number of hungry people living in conflict zones is rising, with eight countries recording crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity in at least a quarter of their people, food agencies warned the UN security council on Monday.