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Obama Nominates Physician, Global Health Expert to Head World Bank
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 3:04pm | Type: Blog

In a move that surprised many in the world of economics and politics, on Friday morning President Obama nominated Jim Yong Kim, the South Korea-born physician, anthropologist and president of Dartmouth College ...

Bono and Jeff Sachs on Foreign Aid: Ending Dependency
Originally Posted: 01/17/2012 - 1:27pm | Type: Blog

On a recent trip to the African nation of Ghana, Bono of U2 and economist Jeffrey Sachs spoke to the UK Guardian about their hopes for the future of foreign aid. "We're not arguing for a culture of d ...

#OccupyWallStreet News: The Latest Headlines from the Weekend and Monday Morning
Originally Posted: 11/14/2011 - 10:01am | Type: Blog

Monday morning roundup of news from the Occupy Movement worldwide. Police surround Oakland Occupy protest camp Oakland Police on Monday morning surrounded an anti-Wall ...