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Our world in 2014

10 currents that contoured global society in 2014.
Left, G20 leaders in Brisbane, Australia. Right: Bob Geldof

G20 and Bob Geldof put band aid solutions over a deadly hemorrhage

The G20 summit wrapped up this month with the world's richest economies, Canada included, pledging to raise gross domestic products globally by strengthening the private sector. During the...

Ebola debacle the latest in a series of crises ignored by developed countries

Talk of Ebola is now ubiquitous. Preparations – or lack thereof – for the coming storm are being discussed in every major news media outlet in North America and around the world. Morally marginal...