Posts Tagged: development
Without bothering to learn from the mistakes that until recently had it desperately seeking a new mission, the IMF again is turning into the world's financial firefighter.
A common flaw in U.S. foreign policy is the politicization of foreign assistance. Whether Republican or Democratic, U.S. administrations allow narrowly defined "national interests" - instead of needs, priorities, and realities in a given country - to dictate foreign assistance. And Rwanda is an excellent case in point.
To bring development, reconciliation, and stability to conflict areas, it's better to think local.
Valentine Mitiev, expert on regional minority issues
Can the environmental movement in the Global South, asks Walden Bello, serve as a pivotal agent in the fight against global warming?
The Washington Consensus is dead. Here's what needs to take its place.
Sam Daley-Harris argues for improving microfinance so that it lives up to its potential. Robert Pollin counters that microfinance must be embedded in a larger development program.
Is microcredit the solution to global poverty? Yes and no....
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.
Andrew Wells-Dang questions whether Western capitalism is transforming Vietnam into a neo-liberal paradise.