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Brazilians' Demands: From Lower Bus Fares to a Fair Society
June 24, 2013 - With a million people demonstrating in the streets of Brazil, everyone's scrambling to understand how a 20-cent bus fare hike turned into a social revolt. By Laura Carlsen, published in cipamericas and International Center on Nonviolent Conflict and Counterpunch and The Huffington Post and Common Dreams and The Herald Online
Russia and China Fail to Meet Minimum Standards in Human Trafficking
June 24, 2013 - They had been on the State Department's watch list, but were further downgraded in this years's Trafficking in Persons report. By Lizzie Rajasingh
Hydrofluorocarbons: Finally, Something the U.S. and China Can Agree On
June 24, 2013 - China's about-face on HFCs at the Sunnylands summit is a really big deal. By Cindy Hwang
Finally -- Pride of Place for Drug Policy at the OAS General Assembly Meeting
June 21, 2013 - Drug policy reforms in Latin America will come from below. By Coletta Youngers
U.S. Ordered to Halt Linking Aid to Anti-Prostitution Oath
June 20, 2013 - The Supreme Court overturned a mandate that certain organizations receiving HIV/AIDS funding state their opposition to prostitution. By Carey L. Biron
Africa Policy Leaders Demand a New Direction in President Obama's Policy toward the African Continent
June 20, 2013 - As President Obama plans trip to Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa, a press conference at the National Press Club will give voice to those calling for change in his Africa policy.