Posts Tagged: International Monetary Fund
The World Bank is still pretending that deregulating markets and corporations, rather than supporting ordinary people, is the way out of this crisis.
Ecuador was only the latest indicator of what’s possible when indigenous movements exercise their power. It also showed what’s at stake.
After the IMF admitted that neoliberalism was “oversold,” could China help developing countries thrive with an expanded Hong Kong?
These mega-projects expropriate land, spoil environments, and pollute democracies. Berta Cáceres gave her life resisting them.
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.
Europe's proven plenty capable at regulating lightbulbs and vegetables. But it's failed utterly at making democratic decisions about money.
Foreign policy hawks are aflutter about "American retreat," yet they're the ones stonewalling on sending U.S. representatives to global institutions.
The European debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.