Kara Freedman
Kara Freedman
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Bloomberg Soda Ban: It's Back and Better Than Ever (in Mexico)

Bloomberg Philanthropies is funding advertisements for a similar tax on sugary drinks in Mexico that was proposed for New York City.

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The One Graphic Proving How Much the U.S. Pays For Health Care — and How Little It Gets

Even as the insurance marketplace opens in spite of the government shutdown, I'd rather be far away from the U.S. when it comes to health care for all.

The Shocking Stats About Rising Rate of Unsafe Abortions in Africa

A huge contributor to high maternal mortality rates, unsafe abortions are only increasing in Africa.
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Why 25,000 Students Flunked This College Entrance Exam

It's more than just a lack of studying when it comes to the Liberian education system
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Can This Country Do What America Did in 1787?

Tanzania is in the process of writing a new constitution. Will it help to raise the standard of living?
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Brazil's 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games Might Be Complete Disasters

Protests reveal instability and uncertainty around the money pouring into infrastructure in the country before the World Cup next year and the Olympic Games in 2016.

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Loans From the IMF and World Bank Won't End Poverty In Africa

In spite of loans from the World Bank, the United Nations, and other organizations, West African countries continue to struggle with high poverty rates.
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Where Is the Golan Heights? An Inside Look At the Latest Front in Bashar Al-Assad's War

As civil war continues to rage in Syria, Bashar al-Assad may be turning to Israel as his next target over a long contested place called the Golan Heights.