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08.02.2016 Human Wrongs Watch

Appeal for Children

Appeal for Children

Human Wrongs Watch UNICEF is launching a US$2.8 billion appeal to reach 43 million children in humanitarian emergencies, of which the largest portion, 25 per cent, targets educating children in emergencies.*  Every year, the lives of millions of children and their families are disrupted, upended or nearly destroyed … »

28.01.2016 Pressenza London

Who profits from the refugee crisis?

Who profits from the refugee crisis?

By Arnie Alpert, Truthout | News Analysis – Monday, 11 January 2016 Wars and persecution have driven the number of refugees to record-breaking highs worldwide, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees reported in June 2015. Currently 59.5 million people … »

25.01.2016 Pressenza Berlin

WEF 2016: Robot dances for basic income

WEF 2016: Robot dances for basic income

With its world premier taking place in Davos: The first non-human participant attended the World Economic Forum. “Dancing robot” advertised for an Unconditional Basic Income (UBI) as a solution for the challenges of the 4th industrial revolution. Switzerland will be the first country globally to decide about the introduction of … »

23.01.2016 Silvia Swinden

Wars, speculation and new economic models

Wars, speculation and new economic models

We reported in Pressenza, in 2011 and 2014 the role that Saddam Hussein’s Oil-for-Euros may have played in the Iraq War, similar to Gaddafi’s Gold Dinar: “Attempting to understand what is happening in Libya without looking at the global crisis runs the risk of oversimplifying things. We could say “It’s … »

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