Activists plan to hold a demonstration in solidarity with Occupy Nigeria, the Nigerian “We The People” coalition and Nigeria’s organized labor sector, who have called for a general strike to protest the soaring price hikes for oil on Monday, January 9.
The first trade agreement to be negotiated by the Obama administration should allow governments to control volatile capital flows.
What might seem like a victory for women may instead be a defeat for developing countries.
There is a sense that Italians are holding their breath.
Anti-poverty crusaders like Bono call critical attention to what's wrong with the world. But what if we also showed who's doing it right?
The French ruling class suffers from no shortage of a sense of entitlement.
European governments are maneuvering to place French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde at the helm of the IMF. The price: serious IMF reform.
"European countries are vastly over-represented on the Board, and the IMF's archaic voting system discriminates against large developing economies," said Oxfam spokesperson Sarah Wynn-Williams.
The IMF has been violating women since 1945.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's alleged attack on a hotel housekeeper is shocking and deeply symbolic of the IMF's attitude towards women.