Roundup: Occupy decamped, WTO’s failure, rural churches, South Sudan, climate change fund, wealth distribution
Early November 15, police started clearing Zuccotti Park in New York City’s financial district, where Occupy Wall Street has been camped since September 2011.
In the ten years since the WTO pledged to deliver pro-development changes, developing countries have been completely sidelined by the global powers.
“It is good for us to be here.”
Growing violence along the border between Sudan and South Sudan caused a major humanitarian aid group to withdraw over the weekend.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged governments in rich nations to work around troubled economic times and scale up donations to a global climate change fund that is at risk of becoming an “empty shell”.
The countries where major financial crises in sovereign debt have occurred in the West are also the ones which are most unequal in terms of the distribution of income and wealth.