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My First Mother’s Day, Without My Baby Girl

By Andrea Onley Guest Writer I found out I was pregnant while I was at my annual physical. My doctor wanted to run some tests and asked if I was pregnant. I gave the old response “maybe, who knows” with ...

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OPINION: The Panama Papers — A Global Report Card

OPINION: The Panama Papers — A Global Report Card

Photo credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS By Maddie Felts IPS Guest Writer On Sunday, 3 April, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released an unprecedented leak of documents, exposing the secretive financial dealings of some of the world’s richest and most powerful. ...

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Opinion: Africa — The Need For Greater Integration

By Roberto Azevêdo IPS Guest Writer CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Apr. 12 (IPS) — There is a misconception, by some, that the World Trade Organization (WTO) is a barrier to regional integration. It is one of a number of misconceptions ...

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OPINION: Learning From History For Progress

OPINION: Learning From History For Progress

Photo above is of Jomo Kwame Sundaram. Photo credit: FAO. By Jomo Kwame Sundaram Guest Writer The Chinese character for crisis combines the characters for ‘danger’ and ‘opportunity’. Our ability to improve the human condition depends critically on our ability ...

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Strange Spectacle: Nuclear Security Summit 2016

Strange Spectacle: Nuclear Security Summit 2016

Photo above: President Barack Obama hosts the Nuclear Security Summit working dinner with the heads of delegations in the East Room of the White House, on March 31, 2016. Official White House photo by Pete Souza. By Dr. John Burroughs ...

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