Economics

Brazil, China and other emerging economies must take more responsibility for the global fight against extreme poverty, said Mukhisa Kituyi, the new secretary-general of Unctad, the UN trade and development body. Kituyi, who took up the post last month, said discussions on what should replace the millennium development goals (MDGs), which expire in 2015, could…

The March on Washington brought 200,000 people to the nation’s capital on Aug. 28, 1963, nearly 50 years ago. Most Americans remember the culmination of the March: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s soaring “I Have a Dream” speech. The activists behind the March, and the civil rights movement as a whole, fought for political equality…

Do Good Lab promotes and empowers existing, locally-envisioned and community-led sustainable initiatives to improve living conditions in developing nations. People in developing countries know how to solve their own problems. All they need is a little boost – and that’s where Do Good Lab comes in. Do Good Lab provides resources to local organizations in developing…