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The 5% own more and more; the 95% owe more and more

Colin Cook relates a modern-day parable to explain the failures of our economic system.

Filed in: Economics Finance IMF

Bank off!

Latin American countries are giving the World Bank and the IMF the boot.

Filed in: Argentina Brazil Economics Ecuador IMF Latin America Paraguay Venezuela World Bank

Gabon

Gabon is a good example of why judging how well a country is doing by per-capita income is just useless. It is oil-rich and yet half the population lives below the poverty line. World Bank/IMF strictures are doing their part to help keep it that way.

Filed in: Gabon IMF Oil Poverty World Bank

Junk the WTO!

They shouted it in Hong Kong. But why is the organization so hated?

Filed in: Fair Trade IMF Trade WTO World Bank

  • April 1, 2006
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Polyp's Big Bad World – July 2005

A bedtime story from the IMF Book of Fairytales.

Filed in: Economics Globalization IMF

IMF/World Bank: the facts

Filed in: IMF World Bank

  • March 1, 2004
  • 1

Wild West goes East

Long-standing World Bank consultant Peter Griffiths blows the whistle on the damage done, from Russia to Sierra Leone.

Filed in: IMF Russia Sierra Leone World Bank

The Hospital that makes you Sicker

The IMF is run by free-market fundamentalists, says former World Bank chief economist Joseph Stiglitz.

Filed in: IMF World Bank

  • March 1, 2004
  • 1

...Imagine That!

Adam Ma’anit steps towards a world without the IMF and the World Bank.

Filed in: IMF Structural Adjustment World Bank

States of Unrest

Resistance to economic ‘adjustment’ is growing with every passing year, as this worldwide round-up shows.

Filed in: Activism Argentina IMF Indonesia Korea, South Pakistan Paraguay Romania Senegal Structural Adjustment Turkey World Bank Zambia

  • March 1, 2004
  • 0

Structurally Adjust This...

Adam Ma’anit gives the Bank and the Fund a taste of their own medicine.

Filed in: IMF Structural Adjustment World Bank

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