IMF/World Bank Teach In

In this critical time when the economic crisis has pushed over 50 million more people into extreme poverty, this year’s call to action invites activists to come together in support of confronting and solving:

* Climate Justice
* Food Sovereignty
* Poverty Eradication

Racial Discrimination at the World Bank

The breach between the Bank’s rhetoric on diversity and its practices means that it barely employs any black American in its professional grades.

World Bank Corruption

The Bank’s management tried to stifle an internal report that found that its funds are vulnerable to theft and diversion.

Pirate Bankers, Shadow Economies

Corruption isn’t just about corrupt leaders and their private stashes. The international financial community is also part of the problem.

U-20: Will the Global Economy Resurface?

Like an injured German U-Boat, the global economy continues to sink. Columnist Walden Bello asks: Can the G-20 meeting bring it back to the surface before we all perish?