Posts Tagged: World Bank
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.
It's painfully clear, as the blood spills on both sides of the Chad border, that the consortium of international oil companies and their allies at the World Bank won't let anything stop a drop of oil from flowing to global markets.
One world economy ready or not? FPIF columnist Walden Bello argues that globalization has reached its high-water mark and is receding.
Economist Milton Friedman cut a devastating path through the Global South.
Postcard From ... Singapore
Development Muzak plays again in Singapore at annual meetings.
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.
The World Bank backed down in a dispute that illustrates what's wrong with lending to poor nations for oil and gas production.
In the aftermath of the third- and fourth-most devastating hurricanes in Atlantic basin history, people are beginning to talk about the connections between extreme weather events and global warming.