Posts Tagged: IMF
European governments are maneuvering to place French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde at the helm of the IMF. The price: serious IMF reform.
"European countries are vastly over-represented on the Board, and the IMF's archaic voting system discriminates against large developing economies," said Oxfam spokesperson Sarah Wynn-Williams.
The IMF has been violating women since 1945.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's behavior parallels that of the International Monetary Fund itself.
The personal acts of Dominique Strauss-Kahn mirror the policy impacts of the institution he heads up.
They're scheduled for Feb. 25 and Irish eyes are not smiling.
Once again, the U.S. seems to prefer the devil it knows in President Ben Ali.
The Greek economic crisis is not about living beyond one's means, reports columnist Walden Bello from Athens. It's the same story of unregulated financial speculation all over again.
A state of civil war exists in Thailand, reports columnist Walden Bello, and it has much to do with class.
The IMF has introduced reforms with some positive features. But it has not questioned, much less shifted away from, the "market-fundamentalist" orientation it has prescribed and enforced for so long.