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Bono and DATA Get a Heavy Medal

BonoThe unofficial dean of the global poverati, U2 lead singer Bono, and the advocacy organization he co-founded, DATA, will be the 2007 recipients of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal, recognizing "groundbreaking work in raising awareness about and spurring a global response to the crisis of AIDS and extreme poverty in Afri

China's ExIm Bank Discloses its Environmental Policy

China's Export-Import Bank is a large and growing instrument of China's strategy in boosting trade and investment (and influence) abroad. As Todd Moss and I noted, it is now among the largest export credit agencies in the world, with primary commercial operations in 2005 exceeding those of the U.S., Japan and the UK.