World Bank

Julia Conley, staff writer
"These findings expose the extent of precarity in developing countries, but also the fragility of poverty reductions to any economic shock."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The steps that our international coalition of lawmakers is proposing are not...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"This is the most frightening news the Fund has ever released on the status of...


Last month, Israel for the fourth time destroyed the Bedouin community of Khirbet al-Makhul in the occupied West Bank’s Jordan Valley, razing houses and displacing 120 people under a newly-approved Prawer Plan that will forcibly remove up to 40,000 Arab Bedouin farmers and shepherds from their ancestral homes in the Negev. The Bedouin will be moved to Israeli-authorized, hardscrabble urban townships - eerie echoes of South Africa - to make room for Jewish development. A handful of Bedouin have...

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