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In The Perils of Globeerization, Chris O'Brien argues that beer can literally save the world.
Postcard From ... Singapore
Development Muzak plays again in Singapore at annual meetings.
A shuffling of the Fund's voting shares slashed Africa's already minimal decision-making power. While unfair, the move is just a symptom of what's wrong with the IMF.
On the eve of their summit in Singapore, the World Bank and IMF are in serious trouble, from a democratic deficit to a serious economic shortfall. Columnist Walden Bello writes about the event he was banned from attending.
Accord wont help abused guest workers.
This op-ed ran in the Baltimore Sun on June 30, 2006.
This op-ed ran in the Los Angeles Times on June 26, 2006.
This op-ed appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on June 11, 2006.
The World Bank backed down in a dispute that illustrates what's wrong with lending to poor nations for oil and gas production.