In Brazil Landless People Outline Growing Economy

Curitiba, Brasil. photo: Wikimedia Commons

The rise and rise of the landless movement in Brazil by Hannah Smith for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism At first sight it looks like a festival. The makeshift tents hung with colourful hammocks, the rousing Brazilian beats […]

The Revolution from North Africa to the Middle East


by Yuri Kozyrev for NOOR Updated version with work from Libya added at the end. Call it the Jasmine Revolution, the Arab Spring or the Facebook Revolution, there’s a powerful Sirocco blowing across North Africa and the Middle […]

Illustrating the Income Gap of 1% to 99%


America’s Growing Income Gap, by the Numbers by Braden Goyette The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office recently released a much-discussed study showing that over the past three decades the income of the highest-paid Americans has soared while the income of others has […]