The Guardian

Human Rights
0 The human cost of Qatar’s migrant policies

Doha Construction Site Revelations of the mistreatment of migrants working on the World Cup sites in Qatar continue to bring forward a larger problem in the Middle Eastern nation. The AFP revealed on Monday that more than 450 Indian migrants have died while working in Qatar over the past two…

Environment
3 Gates Foundation responds re Monsanto investments

Flickr, by sarniebill1 The Guardian recently published a post on its new online Global Development site (funded by the Gates Foundation) in which their environmental writer demanded that the Seattle mega-philanthropy explain why it had recently upped its investments in Monsanto. Monsanto is big on genetically modified seeds and crops.…

Basics
4 Gates Foundation Funds Media Coverage of Itself

Okay, this could be a little awkward. But it’s not the first time we’ve seen this kind of arrangement; nor will it be the last. The Guardian newspaper in Britain announced today it has launched a new Global Development section on its website, partly funded by the Bill & Melinda…