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World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...

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Connexions Archive seeks a new home
2009-11-18
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Peace Activist Spends Last Days Resisting War, Supporting Kim Rivera
2012-09-13
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
In the last days of her life, wheelchair bound and terminally ill, peace activist and author Shirley Farlinger will be in Nathan Phillips Square to hold a sign in support of Kim Rivera, the Iraq war r...

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Canadian group not dealing with major free expression issue
Celebrating World Press Freedom Day
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2014
We need to address how corporate-owned mainstream news organizations restrict the freedom of journalists and prevent the public from having access to a wide variety of important news and opinion artic...
Egypt's civil society facing renewed government crackdown
Human Rights Watch
Article
2015
IFEX
If the Egyptian authorities are successful in their attempt to prevent non-governmental organisations from working, independent civil society in Egypt risks being wiped out.
The Environmental Movement at the Crossroads
Gang Green or New Green?
Zeese, Kevin; Flowers, Margaret
Article
2013
CounterPunch
There is a growing culture of resistance in the environment movement
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NGOs Are Cages
How Capitalists Control Mass Movements
McMillan, Stephanie
Article
2014
CounterPunch
We really need to understand the methods used by NGOs to undermine radical political organizing efforts and divert us into political dead ends.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 5, 2015
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices covers a wide range of issues, from the climate crisis and the ecosocialist response, to terrorism and the struggle against religious fundamentalism, as well as items on urb...
Saudi Warplanes Destroy MSF Hospital in Yemen
At Least Two Staff Hurt in Attacks
Ditz, Jason
Article
2015
Antiwar.com
Adding to concerns about Saudi attacks on civilians in Yemen, an overnight air raid against the capital city of Sanaa pounded a residential district, hitting several homes, a girl's school, and destro...
Save the corporations… I mean children
Fuller, Roslyn
Article
2014
RT.com
When Save the Children chose to bestow the Global Legacy Award on Tony Blair, the charity inadvertently revealed the dark underbelly of NGO activity.
Save the Fat Cats
Murray, Craig
Article
2014
Craig Murray
Very few charities are in any sense independent any more. Save the Children Fund gets 176 million pounds – over half its income - in grants from various governments, including over 80 million from the...
Sick Sophistry: BBC News On Afghan Hospital "Mistakenly" Bombed by United States
Media Lens
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
One of the defining features of the corporate media is that Western crimes are ignored or downplayed. The US bombing of a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on the night of Octo...
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US Lies and Excuses for Bombing Hospital
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
Here is the US changing its story for the FOURTH time of why it launched an air strike on the Doctors without Borders hospital in the Afghan town of Kunduz at the weekend, massacring at least 22 patie...
The Useful Altruists: How NGOs Serve Capitalism and Imperialism
McMillan, Stephanie; Kelley, Vincent
Article
2015
CounterPunch
NGOs are far from revolutionary organizations, but many of us would think that their work still seems more helpful than not. Political differences with them aside, it seems dogmatic to denounce free h...

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The Connexions Directory
A Directory of Social and Environmental Alternatives
Serial Publication (Periodical)
An electronic directory of Canadian non-profit advocacy organizations concerned with social and environmental issues; indexed by subject.
Press for Conversion #62
May 2008
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2008
The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) helped overthrow the democratically-elected government of Jean Bertrand Aristide in 2004. In the years prior to this US-led regime change, although...
Press for Conversion #63
November 2008
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2008
CIDA-funded "NGOs" in Canada rationalized the destabilization and overthrow of Haitian democracy and then covered up the atrocities of the Canadian-backed dictatorship after the coup. This issue exami...


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