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A Step Closer to Global Jubilee?
Originally Posted: 06/18/2013 - 2:19pm | Type: Blog

G8 countries plan to implement greater tax collection internationally through fairer tax policies, greater financial transparency, and open trade. In the green hills of County Fer ...

Protest Songs, Revisited: New Campaign from ONE Features Mumford & Sons, U2, and More
Originally Posted: 06/14/2013 - 5:07pm | Type: Blog

The ONE Campaign, co-founded by music legend Bono of U2, has launched a new platform to promote global messages of social justice, women’s rights, and putting an end to apartheid, war and poverty — just to nam ...

TRANSCRIPT: President Obama on Food Security, Hunger and Foreign Aid
Originally Posted: 05/18/2012 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

In advance of two days of meetings with G8 leaders at Camp David this weekend, on Friday morning, President Obama spoke to a gathering of international political and NGO leaders and activists in Washington, D. ...

Pope Benedict on the Global Economy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy. As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new enc ...