Robin Broad is a professor of international development at American University and co-author of Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match.
The governments of the largest economies in the world walked out of the summit with a plan that takes the global economy three big steps backwards.
As long as U.S. officials continue to refuse to face the reality of a post-market fundamentalist world, they will further contribute to the crisis.
When it comes to food shortages around the world, the World Bank does more harm than good.
Look no further than the World Bank to see how many economic, social, and environmental problems so-called experts can make worse.
The death of market fundamentalism has triggered the development debate’s return.
This brief history of development connects an arcane world with contemporary forces of globalization, environmental degradation, and the violation of perhaps the essential human right: to be considered individually, equally, in an economically viable world and way.