Posts Tagged: financial flows
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.
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.
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.
France grows less welcoming to former colonial subjects.
We stand, first, with the emerging scientific consensus, which tells us we have very little time to act if we honestly expect to avoid a global (as opposed to a merely local) climate catastrophe.
A global movement called Jubilee 2000, which calls for external debt cancellation for the poorest and most indebted countries, has gained great momentum.
Since the late 1970s the U.S. has been a principal force in imposing structural adjustment programs (SAPs) on the governments of the global South.
The Asian financial crisis has eased, but its reverberations have enmeshed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a major legitimacy crisis over its recently assumed mission and its ability to implement it.