Posts Tagged: World Bank
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
To get out from under the rubble, Nepal first needs to get out from under its debt.
How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.
Foreign policy hawks are aflutter about "American retreat," yet they're the ones stonewalling on sending U.S. representatives to global institutions.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
Instead of ranking countries by their "business friendliness," the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?