Posts Tagged: IMF
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.
One world economy ready or not? FPIF columnist Walden Bello argues that globalization has reached its high-water mark and is receding.
Without political reform, Laos will continue to be mired in debt and poverty, argues Ronald Bruce St John.
The IMF's proposed modest reforms will fail to resolve its legitimacy and relevancy crisis.
Economist Milton Friedman cut a devastating path through the Global South.
Most undocumented workers come from a region heavily influenced by U.S. foreign policy. It's not a coincidence.
China and the United States are sustaining the global economy. But as FPIF columnist Walden Bello points out, this linked relationship is part of the problem, not part of the solution.
Postcard From ... Singapore
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.