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IMPORTANT NOTICE
STWR has launched a new website:
www.sharing.org

This older website is no longer being updated and is due to be closed down within the next few weeks.

All of STWR’s own content has been transferred to the new website, but most of the third-party content currently on the old site will soon be unavailable.

If you have any questions, contact info@sharing.org

Writers

Mohammed Mesbahi
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Mohammed Mesbahi is the chair and founder of Share The World's Resources. All his articles and reports are listed below.

Dialogo sul Spartimento del Cibo

Se ci interessa mettere fine al perenne crimine dell'inedia nel mezzo dell'abbondanza, non possiamo limitare le nostre azioni al livello del nostro proprio paese o communità.  Invece, dobbiamo pensare al spartimento del cibo in termini globali e sopratutto in relazione alle politiche per mettere fine alla fame, dice Mohammed Mesbahi.

A Dialogue on Sharing Food

If we are concerned about stopping the enduring crime of starvation amidst plenty, we cannot restrict our actions to the level of our own country or community. We should rather think about sharing food in global terms and, above all, in relation to the politics of ending hunger, says Mohammed Mesbahi.

Ein Gespräch über Protest, Teilen und Gerechtigkeit

Da sich die Wirtschaftskrise verschlimmert, ist es die allererste Pflicht der Regierungen, das politische und ökonomische System dahingehend neu zu gestalten, dass kein Mensch mehr an Hunger stirbt. Dies wird aber ohne eine beispiellose Unterstützung  der öffentlichen Meinung nicht möglich sein, sagt Mohammed Mesbahi

A Propos des Protestation, du Partage et de la Justice

Devant la crise économique qui s’aggrave, la réponse correcte des gouvernements serait de concevoir nos systèmes politique et économique de manière nouvelle de sorte que personne ne meure plus de faim. Mais, cela ne se fera pas sans une montée sans précédent de soutien populaire, déclare Mohammed Mesbahi.

A Dialogue on Protest, Sharing and Justice

As the economic crisis worsens, the foremost responsibility of governments is to redesign our political and economic systems so that no-one dies of hunger. But this will never happen without an unparalleled uprising of public support, says Mohammed Mesbahi.

World Health and International Economic Sharing

Poverty and social conditions are widely acknowledged to be the major causes of ill health in developing countries. This report explains how greater international economic sharing is the first step towards achieving the world-wide goal of health care for all. By Mohammed Mesbahi.

America: The Choice Ahead

As the world economy continues to deteriorate, the American public must influence a momentous turnaround in global priorities and light the way for other countries in how to live a simpler, more sustainable lifestyle, writes Mohammed Mesbahi and Adam W. Parsons.

G8 Agenda: Shared Responsibility or Self Preservation

Why, you might wonder, does Germany feel the need to barricade the G8 meeting, protecting it from the thousands of expected protestors? The answer lies in the deep unpopularity of G8 summits, writes Mohammed Mesbahi, since they are considered undemocratic by the majority world and protestors from the richest countries.

The United Nations, The Principle of Sharing and Economic Reform

The global economy needs to be reformed to ensure that basic human needs are secured around the world, and the United Nations is currently the only international body through which such fundamental change can be facilitated.

The UN and the Principle of Sharing

This report presents an analysis of the effectiveness of the United Nations and outlines measures which can significantly reform the body to ensure that it can more readily realise its humanitarian mandate and exert greater control over the global economy. 

Water Wars

Every living thing, every plant, every animal and every human being needs water to stay alive. For centuries, possibly millennia, all over the world, water was shared, for everyone’s right to this essential resource was recognised. For thousands of years legal systems have accepted that running water cannot be owned.

Consuming The World's Fossil Fuels

The greatest threat to the environment is climate change. We need to recognise that the burning of fossil fuels damage the environment and that petroleum is too valuable as a starting material to be merely consumed as a fuel.  We musto promote the formation of an International Renewable Energy Agency, argues Mohammed Mesbahi.

The Tsunami and the Brandt report

Since the tsunami world opinion has shifted. People have been so moved by the plight of the people in the devastated areas that they have begun to talk about poverty and injustice in other parts of the world, such as Africa, says Mohammed Mesbahi and Dr. Angela Paine.

The Brandt Report

In the early 1980s Willy Brandt created an Independent Commission to study world poverty. Brandt was concerned that the prevailing economic system was the cause of immense poverty, suffering and degradation. He proposed introducing emergency measures to alleviate this, realising full well that these measures would always only touch the surface of the problem and that until the deep underlying cause (an unjust economic system which favours the first world to the detriment of the third world) was addressed, the problem would never be solved.

Why Boycott Coca-Cola?

Coca Cola was invented in the United States in 1886 as a medicine, rather than a drink, to stimulate the brain and the nervous system, from a mixture of coca leaves and kola nuts, sweetened with sugar, hence the name Coca Cola. It was not until 1893 that Coca Cola was sold and promoted as a drink. Gradually the cocaine was eliminated, but in order to maintain the stimulant effect caffeine was substituted.