Posts Tagged: International Monetary Fund
President Obama's latest initiative for Africa, Feed the Future, is likely to end up feeding the corporations eager to make a profit off of African farmers.
The IMF gives with one hand and takes with another.
A state of civil war exists in Thailand, reports columnist Walden Bello, and it has much to do with class.
Research shows the G-20 needs to shift priorities.
Accounts that herald the IMF's "revival" are premature and superficial.
Like an injured German U-Boat, the global economy continues to sink. Columnist Walden Bello asks: Can the G-20 meeting bring it back to the surface before we all perish?
World powers can't rely more on the International Monetary Fund to buffer the impact of the economic crisis on poor nations unless they fix many of the Fund's flaws first.
Obama's plan for Afghanistan will likely result in the U.S. (and NATO) being trapped in the region for decades to come.
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.
The IMF's proposed modest reforms will fail to resolve its legitimacy and relevancy crisis.