Posts Tagged: World Bank
Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?
Jim Kim represents a different kind of economics that could shake up the World Bank.
If Somalia is to become a politically stable, economically viable, and peaceful nation that can compete with other African countries, clan-dominated federal states must be made a thing of the past.
The nomination of Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank meets with the approval of many opposed to globalization.
One man's campaign to broadcast the workings of the World Bank.
Malawi has turned around its agricultural sector. Can it overcome political challenges to become a model for Africa?
Patrick Bond makes a stinging critique of the recent report of the African Development Bank that claims that 'one in three Africans is middle class' and as a result, Africa is ready for 'take off'.
Like Sarah Palin, China is suddenly everywhere.
The continent's own elites, together with the West and now China, are still making Africans progressively poorer, thanks to the extraction of raw materials.
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.