Posts Tagged: IMF
Half of young Greeks are unemployed, and over 40 percent live in poverty. Is default really worse than letting Europe squeeze the country dry?
To get out from under the rubble, Nepal first needs to get out from under its debt.
The administration's push to ram massive new trade and investment deals through Congress is an unambiguous concession to corporate power.
Foreign policy hawks are aflutter about "American retreat," yet they're the ones stonewalling on sending U.S. representatives to global institutions.
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund structural adjustment policies undermined government funding for health infrastructure countries most afflicted by Ebola.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.
The very fact that Ukrainian protesters can oust their leader and plunge their country into political uncertainty testifies to the diminished influence of the major international players trying to control outcomes in Kiev.