Economy

Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS - The meeting is billed as one of the biggest single gatherings of women activists under one roof. According to the United Nations, over 1,100 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and more than 8,600 representatives have registered to participate in this year’s session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). “This is a...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As the Wisconsin Assembly began debate on anti-worker legislation that would...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Bank of England, one of the oldest banks in the world, has joined the...

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Talk about viral: Last weekend, over 200 million people in China watched a new, deeply personal, meticulously researched, $160,000 documentary about that country's calamitous pollution, which on its worst "airpocalypse" days is said to resemble an airport smoking lounge. Some view the impact of the film, released on the eve of the National People's Congress, as akin to China's "Silent Spring." Journalist and filmmaker Chai Jing hopes so: "This is how history will be made."