Posts Tagged: World Bank
The rules of the global economy have created climate change, inequality, and deep vulnerability. But rules can change.
The World Bank is still pretending that deregulating markets and corporations, rather than supporting ordinary people, is the way out of this crisis.
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.
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.