BRIC Nations Vow to Revive World Economy

The BRIC summit held on Tuesday, June 16, in Yekaterinburg has discussed a wide range of issues from the current financial crisis to some long-term issues such as food, energy security and public health.

Pres. Evo Morales Stresses Incompetence of Capitalism

HAVANA, Cuba, June 11 (acn) – The President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Evo Morales, affirmed on Thursday that capitalism is unable to solve the current world economic crisis, and highlighted how the natural resources are nationalized in his country and not poverty.

Swine Flu – Giving the Pigs a Bad Name

The swine flu scare may have receded from the public eye, but the fear of a pandemic still remains. Along with the threat of a pandemic, the issues that have come up include the old one of the implication of patent monopoly for vital life saving drugs and whether the industrial mode of producing meat/poultry products is giving rise to threat of new diseases.

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