World development
International development or global development is a wide concept concerning level of development on an international scale. It is the basis for international classifications such as developed country...
Free Healthcare Isn't a Human Right
Bernie Sanders is wrong. Free health care is a terrible idea. Here's why.
As the Rich Get Richer, the Poor Get Rich Faster
The rich are getting richer, and the poor are... also getting richer. Don’t settle for the same old narrative. 👉http://l.prageru.com/2mlBhuE
John Stossel - Recycling Stupidity
Stossel examines the wisdom of recycling programs and the sustainability movement. http://www.LibertyPen.com
Escaping from North Korea in search of freedom | Yeonmi Park | One Young World
Speech from Yeonmi Park telling her story of life in North Korea and calls for action against such human rights violators. If you want to help us bring the w...
Amal Clooney: Do not let Iraq be another Rwanda
Addressing UN member states, human rights lawyer and activist Amal Clooney has called for action on ISIS genocide crimes in Iraq. Report by Sarah Duffy.
The Wealthy Have Healed From Recession. The Poor Haven't Even Started.
The Great Recession and the subsequent recovery from it have deepened the wedge between the very wealthy and everyone else in America, plunging the poor deeper into debt and wiping out two-fifths of t...
This Billionaire Governor Taxed The Rich And Increased The Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One Of The Best In The Country
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing worker...
Evidence Of THC Found In Colorado Town's Water Supply
Marijuana sales are not allowed in Hugo, Colorado, yet somehow evidence of THC has shown up in its water supply.
Syrian Children Hold Pokemon Pictures In The Hope People Will Find Them And Save Them
Photos of Syrian children holding pictures of Pokemon characters and asking the world to save them have been circulating the internet. The images, published on Facebook, show young Syrians looking dej...
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP): The Most Criminal Treaty In History
As of 5 October 2015, a super-secret 12-nation treaty called TPP is set to be signed by the 12 nations, and the terms of this massive international contract will be kept secret until the contract h...
Wall Street Wages Double In 25 Years As Everyone Else’s Languish
Dear Wall Street: Stop complaining about your pay.Five years after Occupy Wall Street protesters took over Zuccotti Park in downtown Manhattan, spawning a national discussion about the divide between ...
The NYC Sanitation Worker Who Has A Beautiful Collection Of Trash Worth $160,000 After 30 Years On The Job
For 30 years, sanitation worker Nelson Molina kept New York clean -- and in the process found beauty in other people's garbage, rescuing enough condemned items to fill a warehouse.
Top Medical Experts Argue That "War On Drugs" Has Created Public Health Risks
The effectiveness of the so-called war on drugs – the global campaign to prohibit narcotics and prosecute those who use and sell them – is often hotly debated. As the UN prepares for a major vote on i...
Nestle Admits To Slave Labor, May Prompt Other Companies To Come Clean
Nestle's admission that slave labour is used to produce its seafood sourced from Thailand sets an example for other companies who need to join forces to push the Thai government to clean up its supply...
Around the world in 45 toilets
Some 2.4 billion people around the world don't have access to decent sanitation and more than a billion are forced to defecate in the open, risking disease and other dangers, according to the United N...
Development theory
Development theory is a conglomeration or a collective vision of theories about how desirable change in society is best achieved. Such theories draw on a variety of social science disciplines and appr...
Millennium Development Goals
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that were established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000, following the adoption of the Uni...
Economic inequality
Economic inequality refers to how economic metrics are distributed among individuals in a group, among groups in a population, or among countries. Economists generally think of three metrics of econom...
Dignity
Moral, ethical, legal, and political discussions use the concept of dignity to express the idea that a being has an innate right to be valued and to receive ethical treatment. In the modern context...
Participation (decision making)
Participation in social science refers to different mechanisms for the public to express opinions - and ideally exert influence - regarding political, economic, management or other social decisions. ...
Orality
Orality is thought and verbal expression in societies where the technologies of literacy (especially writing and print) are unfamiliar to most of the population. The study of orality is closely allie...
Appropriate technology
Appropriate technology is an ideological movement (and its manifestations) originally articulated as intermediate technology by the economist Dr. Ernst Friedrich "Fritz" Schumacher in his influential ...
Sustainable development
Sustainable development (SD) is a process for achieving sustainability in any activity that uses resources and where immediate and intergenerational replication is demanded. Sustainable development co...
Sustainability
In ecology, sustainability is how biological systems remain diverse and productive. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, ...
Capacity building
Community capacity building (CCB), also referred to as capacity development, is a conceptual approach to development that focuses on understanding the obstacles that inhibit people, governments, inter...
Rights-based approach to development
Rights-based approach to development is an approach to development promoted by many development agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to achieve a positive transformation of power relatio...
Codevelopment
Codevelopment is a trend of thought and a development strategy in development studieswhich considers migrants to be a developing factor for their countries of origin.Although it is widely accepted tha...
Water supply
Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities, commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes. Irrigation is covered separately.<...
Sanitation
Sanitation is the hygienic means of promoting health through prevention of human contact with the hazards of wastes as well as the treatment and proper disposal of sewage or wastewater. Hazards can be...