What If Children Mattered No Matter Where They Lived–and Died?

by Peter Hart Posted December 18, 2012 by Information Clearing House We do not live in a world that treats all life equally. Not even close. Human beings inevitably feel certain tragedies more deeply, based on proximity to the victims, national identity, the circumstances of death and so on. It is not surprising that there…

The Development Dictionary

Development Dictionary   In this pioneering collection, some of the world’s most eminent critics of development review the key concepts of the development discourse in the post-war era. Each essay examines one concept from a historical and anthropological point of view and highlights its particular bias. Exposing their historical obsolescence and intellectual sterility, the authors…

Suicide numbers likely to top 2011, US Army says

As many as 12 active-duty soldiers committed suicide in November, pushing the US Army above last year’s record number of suicides with one month left to go in the year. The Army has now had 177 suspected suicides among soldiers this year. Last year’s total of confirmed suicides was 165. posted December 13, 2012 by…