Posts Tagged: World Bank
In more than two-thirds of the mining-related lawsuits against governments in the region, communities have been actively organizing against the mining activities.
In the fight for the future of the Democratic Party, progressives must not let their critique of the status quo end at the nation’s borders.
Free trade is simply a euphemism for the corporate capture of international trade.
After a long struggle, El Salvador just proved that with enough civil society support, even a very poor country can stand up to powerful global mining firms.
The Green Climate Fund is supposed to finance the world's shift away from fossil fuels. But fossil fuel-funding banks are eager to get on board.
These mega-projects expropriate land, spoil environments, and pollute democracies. Berta Cáceres gave her life resisting them.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
How the CIA, bad trade deals, and wanton military intervention caused the social crises that gave us the Donald. (Really.)
The TPP doesn't just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations — just ask Pope Francis.
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.