Tagged: World Bank
The outcome of the Bali climate talks is more likely to benefit the World Bank and investors than to put the brakes on climate change.
The Washington Consensus is dead. Here's what needs to take its place.
Ten years after the Asian financial crisis, the Pacific economies have yet to really recover. Meanwhile, as columnist Walden Bello argues, finance capital resists any form of global regulation, making more financial crises likely.
The selection of another Europe to head the IMF will only further marginalize the institution.
Umpire, this game is fixed! Zoellick is poised to replace Wolfowitz in the World Banks latest one-horse-race.
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.