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Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013): He sacrificed his freedom so others could be free

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the last of the giants who led South Africa’s struggle against colonialism, is no more. “White supremacy implies black inferiority.” His words were truth to the powers. It made him the most recognisable icon of struggle against … Continue reading

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United Nations: New Issues, New Ideas, Not Enough Financing

Despite the ever-increasing demands and mandate given to the UN to be the key global driver for development, resources available to implement the development agenda have become more constrained and unpredictable. While the UN is getting better at tackling more … Continue reading

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Made in Bangladesh: Profiting from poverty

“The disastrous garment industry in Bangladesh is a perfect example of capitalist expansion to the Global South where labour is cheap and abundant. But such foreign investments, now highly sought by governments of poor countries, often mean deplorable conditions of … Continue reading

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