Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
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.
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Outlines a policy agenda to effectively address the challenge posed by global outsourcing and calls for creative institutional arrangements to shape the nature of competition.
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