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United Nations Poverty

The UN Needs a Larger 'War on Poverty'

Ralph Nader | Posted 11.27.2013 | World
Ralph Nader

Whether it is the debate about intervention in the civil war in Syria or the signing of an arms trade treaty, the role of the UN on the world stage is far too often reduced to that of the intermediary between world powers -- or it is ridiculed or maligned by grand-standing American politicians.

Hey UN, We Need Better Ways To Measure Poverty | Posted 09.25.2013 | Impact

The international community needs to move away from using economic benchmarks to measure development progress if it is serious about ending extreme po...