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.
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The glass of UN reform is more than half full, despite the best efforts of the United States and John Bolton.
Cut global poverty in half by 2015? Not with the current mix of debt relief, U.S. trade policy, bureaucratic inertia, and greedy brokers.
Not much is at stake for poor nations in this troubled round of global trade talks
Bush declares war on the world,