Posts Tagged: World Bank
The IMF and the Bank would like the global South to believe that they are indispensable. They are not.
Progressive groups are pushing a potential Biden administration to base its policies toward the region on non-intervention, cooperation, and mutual respect.
For China, the global war for influence is about trading partners. For the U.S., it could mean something more volatile.
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.