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What's really driving inequality?

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The logic of capitalism is economic growth at any cost. And that is what breeds inequality. The global economy is a wealth extraction system that robs the majority of people to further enrich the top 1%. Global inequality is a topic du jour...
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Is the demographic dividend Africa's moment?

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Africa's under-18 population will swell by two-thirds to reach almost a billion by 2050, according a UN report released on 13 August, 2014. This could have carried a big headline, but it was overshadowed by the international response to tame the Ebola virus in West Africa, US involvement in Iraq to help the Iraqi government in its fight against the Islamist group Isis and Russia's standoff with the West...
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Islam, globalisation and back way to Europe

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Poverty in this era of globalisation has assumed new dimensions. The so-called globalisation at most benefits only people who can 'play the game'. In Islam this can be described as 'marginalisation' yet people under this disguise are demanding a more cosmopolitan society, where rich traditional values, cultures and religion are relegated...
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The Rice Story: The need for a planned and programmed production approach part 4

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A review must be made of experiences gained in rice production across the country and an analysis of factors contributing to or constraining success...
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