Tagged: World Bank
The problem with the World Bank is much bigger than Paul Wolfowitz.
Before confirming Zoellick as its next president, the World Bank should ask him a simple question: Are you, like your predecessor, aiming to get rich off of eliminating poverty?
Robert Zoellick, a tone-deaf, name-calling steely opportunist, is the wrong choice to lead the Bank.
In the wake of Wolfowitz's resignation, it's time to address the World Bank's excessively high salaries.
Progressives should think twice before rejoicing over Wolfie's departure.
Noam Chomsky analyzes the Wolfowitz scandal, odious debts, and presidential power.
President George W. Bush has recently intensified efforts to revive nuclear recycling.
Leaders of developing countries are often forced to work with institutions that promote and protect foreign investment -- with little regard for the costs to democracy and the environment.
Latin America leads the way out of the global debt machine.
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.