Africa Falls Off the IMF Agenda (Again)

A shuffling of the Fund’s voting shares slashed Africa’s already minimal decision-making power. While unfair, the move is just a symptom of what’s wrong with the IMF.

The Crisis of Multilateralism

The Crisis of Multilateralism

On the eve of their summit in Singapore, the World Bank and IMF are in serious trouble, from a democratic deficit to a serious economic shortfall. Columnist Walden Bello writes about the event he was banned from attending.

Another False Start for Fighting Global Warming

In the aftermath of the third- and fourth-most devastating hurricanes in Atlantic basin history, people are beginning to talk about the connections between extreme weather events and global warming.

Tug of War

The Winners and Losers of World Bank Fossil Fuel Finance

Chad-Cameroon Pipeline

Chevron’s alleged human rights abuses in the Niger Delta and involvement in the Chad-Cameroon pipeline consortium highlights the need for the World Bank to screen for human rights abuses when it makes loans or investments.

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