Posts Tagged: World Bank
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.
To get out from under the rubble, Nepal first needs to get out from under its debt.
How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.
Foreign policy hawks are aflutter about "American retreat," yet they're the ones stonewalling on sending U.S. representatives to global institutions.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
Instead of ranking countries by their "business friendliness," the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.