Seeking a definition of Socialism

Is North Korea socialist? Is the sort of society that exists there the sort of society that we, in South Africa, should wish to emulate? Is it the sort of regime that workers the world over should support? These may seem strange questions to ask in South Africa. Or...

Q & A A Green Economy Without a Pricetag on Nature?

Manipadma Jena interviews Achim Steiner, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Achim Steiner, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). YEOSU, South Korea, May 26, 2012 (IPS) – As thousands gear up for...