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President Trump's appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland was a mixed bag.

The theme of the event was climate change, but Trump chose to use his 30 minutes of speaking time to brag about the "spectacular" U.S. economy and encouraged world leaders to invest in America.

He didn't mention climate change once.

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The Anti-Davos, Anti-Capitalist Forum Bringing Thousands to Tunis

70,000 activists from all over the world will gather to find solutions to global injustice.

Image via the Forum Social Mondial 2015's Facebook page.

Over 70,000 anti-capitalists from all over the world are expected to descend on the capital of Tunisia this week for the 10th annual World Social Forum, where they will devise strategies for fomenting a populist revolution and distributing the wealth equally (probably). The conference was concieved as a rejoinder to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, an annual neoliberal gathering of people who like to make money at the expense of other people who have no money.

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Supporting Mothers and Children: The Global Health Trend of the Week

Keeping women and their children healthy. So hot right now.


It's a big week for mothers and children. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper opened the U.N. meeting in Geneva yesterday by announcing a $40-billion program to improve the health and living conditions of millions of women and children.

Former Chilean President Michele Bachelet is at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week hoping to raise $500 million for UN Women, the UN's new organization dedicated to gender equality.

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