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A global people’s bailout for the coming crash

Sunday, 14 October 2018, 12:11 pm | Share the World's Resources

When the global financial crisis resurfaces, we the people will have to fill the vacuum in political leadership. It will call for a monumental mobilisation of citizens from below, focused on a single and unifying demand for a people’s bailout across ... More >>

Reclaiming the UN's radical vision

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 12:34 pm | Share the World's Resources

Reclaiming the UN's radical vision of global economic justice What are the political implications of meeting the established human right for everyone to enjoy an adequate standard of living? In short, it necessitates a redistribution of wealth and resources ... More >>

It’s time to reawaken the spirit of Occupy for the starving

Friday, 5 May 2017, 2:15 pm | Share the World's Resources

The world is now facing an unprecedented emergency of hunger and famine, with a record number of people requiring life-saving food and medical assistance in 2017. Since the start of this year, the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the ... More >>

The true meaning of a sharing economy - Mohammed Mesbahi

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 4:23 pm | Share the World's Resources

The true sharing economy represents the end of the old ways defined by the pursuit of profit and competitive self-interest, while a new age of intergovernmental sharing and cooperation can only begin through the channel of ending hunger in a world that ... More >>

From Basic Income To Social Dividends: Sharing Resources

Sunday, 22 March 2015, 4:02 pm | Share the World's Resources

From Basic Income To Social Dividends: Sharing The Value Of Common Resources By Rajesh Makwana, Share The World's Resources More >>

Why sharing is a common cause that unites us all

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 2:46 pm | Share the World's Resources

Given that a call for sharing is already a fundamental (if often unacknowledged) demand of engaged citizens and progressive organisations, there is every reason why we should embrace this common cause that unites us all. More >>

Global justice, sustainability and the sharing economy

Friday, 6 June 2014, 4:48 pm | Share the World's Resources

If the sharing economy movement is to play a role in shifting society away from the dominant economic paradigm, it will have to get political. And this means guarding against the co-optation of sharing by the corporate sector, while joining forces ... More >>

Uniting the people of the world, part 1

Saturday, 10 May 2014, 1:38 pm | Share the World's Resources

The time has come when we must demonstrate in our millions not against this or that, but rather for who we are More >>

The Climate Deal Sham: Only Sharing can Break the Deadlock

Saturday, 22 December 2012, 1:13 pm | Share the World's Resources

The recent climate talks in Doha were held as if in an alternative reality to distressing developments across the world. But there still remains hope and optimism because there is no possibility of preventing runaway climate change without global sharing ... More >>

Should We Celebrate a Decline in Global Poverty?

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 4:04 pm | Share the World's Resources

The World Bank's latest data suggests a decline in global poverty throughout every region of the developing world, as well as the fulfilment of the Millennium Development Goal on halving poverty well ahead of schedule. But is this really the 'good news' ... More >>

The Silent Humanitarian Crises Beyond East Africa

Friday, 22 July 2011, 5:43 pm | Share the World's Resources

The international response to the East African crisis is far short of urgent needs, yet the extreme deprivation being reported is only the tip of the iceberg. A massively upscaled redistribution of resources from North to South is needed if we are to prevent ... More >>

Wealth Redistribution and Wholesale Political Reform

Thursday, 24 February 2011, 9:16 am | Share the World's Resources

In a dramatic series of events since late 2010, a new and intensified phase of public protest has erupted across both wealthy and poor regions of the world. Right across Europe, harsh programs of financial austerity have led to escalating protests and ... More >>

The Seven Myths of 'Slums'

Friday, 10 December 2010, 1:15 pm | Share the World's Resources

Conventional thinking on development issues is often characterised by many assumptions, clichés and rationalisations about the residents of slums. In challenging some of these core myths, we can focus on the structural causes of urban poverty that result ... More >>

India: Make Hunger History

Friday, 10 July 2009, 11:33 am | Share the World's Resources

The path to hell, they say, is paved with good intentions. The way to feed the hungry and impoverished in India – the world’s largest population of hungry and malnourished – also seems to be driven by good intentions. My only worry is that the proposed ... More >>

Ending Poverty: Moving Beyond More Aid, Fair Trade

Wednesday, 19 November 2008, 10:02 am | Share the World's Resources

As the United Nations seeks increased financial assistance from donor countries to help meet the flagging Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the inadequacy of international aid and fairer trade agreements has never been so clear. More >>




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