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Off the Radar: Stealth Conflicts and the Media

While certain “chosen” conflicts attract media attention worldwide, many “stealth conflicts” remain largely underreported. Iraq, Syria, Ukraine and Gaza — these are the world’s conflicts that will be remembered as those that...

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Refugees: Stopping the Madness

Widespread violence around the world has caused millions of people to suffer and live in poverty. Muslim countries are rocked by war, hunger and poverty. The cries for help of people who live amid death, injury and destruction are heartbreaking. In...

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Fair Observer: Best of the Month

We invite you to comment, write an article or send us a video on any issue that matters to you. The death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri has led to large protests. He was an unarmed black man shot dead by a white police officer....

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Global Inequality: Why it Matters

Despite improvements in rates of inequality, almost half of the world’s wealth is still owned by 1% of the population. Since 1990, global poverty has halved, going down from 43% of the world population subsisting on less than $1 a day to 21% in...

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