Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Before confirming Zoellick as its next president, the World Bank should ask him a simple question: Are you, like your predecessor, aiming to get rich off of eliminating poverty?
Robert Zoellick, a tone-deaf, name-calling steely opportunist, is the wrong choice to lead the Bank.
In the wake of Wolfowitz's resignation, it's time to address the World Bank's excessively high salaries.
Meeting is great, Patrick Bond writes, but WSF activists need to converge on strategy, generate joint actions, and forge cross-sectoral ties.
Corporate sponsorshop? Soldiers with red berets and AK-47s? Adam Ma'anit argues that another Forum is possible.
Latin America leads the way out of the global debt machine.
The Forum brought 70,000 people to Nairobi. But, Emira Woods asks, where was the Kenyan government support?
The recently signed free trade agreement marks the fourth time the United States has tried to remake the Korean economy. This time, the attempt may fail.
Villagers are resisting Korean steelmaker POSCO's project in India and hundreds of them are prepared to die rather than move.
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.