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Dirty hands – the World Bank’s role in land-grabbing

As delegates gather at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, two videos expose what happens when community land is taken over by private interests.

Filed in: Environment Sustainability World Bank

World Bank bullying must stop!

Iris Gonzales has strong words for incoming bank boss Jim Yong Kim.

Filed in: Philippines World Bank

BRICS challenge dollar hegemony

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Brazil China Finance India Iran Russia South Africa United States World Bank

A World Bank president who’s not a crony or a war criminal?

Wonders will never cease, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Politics World Bank

Ready or not: can Bangladesh cope with climate change?

New Internationalist co-editor Hazel Healy travelled there to find out how people are adapting to a warming world.

Filed in: Bangladesh Climate Change Land Water World Bank

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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IMF/World Bank: the facts

Filed in: IMF World Bank

  • March 1, 2004
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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

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