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Jun 19, 2014

Letters: Israel a beacon of democracy?

Columnist Cathy Young refers to the "displacement of . . . Arabs" and "violence by Arabs" during Israel's "founding," when she more accurately and fairly should have referred to the ethnic cleansing of the indigenous majority Palestinian population d... #Israel #West Bank #Middle East #John Kerry #Palestine #Hamas #Benjamin Netanyahu #Cathy Young #East Jerusalem #Tel Aviv

Jun 19, 2014

Nigeria gets back $227 million looted by dictator

(AP) -- Liechtenstein is returning $227 million looted by Nigeria's late military dictator after the Nigerian government made a deal and dropped corruption charges against his eldest son, the government said Thursday. But a leading advocacy group war... #Liechtenstein #Switzerland #Africa #World Bank #Sani Abacha #U.S. Democratic Party #Goodluck Jonathan #European Court of Human Rights #Kano, Nigeria

Jul 10, 2014

A Principle Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Last month, United Negro College Fund President Michael Lomax announced that his organization has received a $25-million grant from the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers, who also fund efforts to suppress voters' rights and workers' rights. I s... #Liechtenstein #Switzerland #Africa #World Bank #Sani Abacha #U.S. Democratic Party #Goodluck Jonathan #European Court of Human Rights #Kano, Nigeria

Jul 10, 2014

The Baby Saving Revolution: Obama and Beyonce Embrace Founder, Jane Chen (You Will Too)

For our next installment of AWE 's Inspirational Female Leaders Showcase Series , we have chosen Jane Chen, Founder of Embrace , a nonprofit with the mission of advancing maternal and child health by delivering innovative solutions to the world's mos... #United Nations #Stanford University #Barack Obama #Kenya #Ethiopia #World Bank #World Economic Forum #Jordan #Beyonce Knowles #TED #Ban Ki-moon #Queen Rania #Clinton Global Initiative