Come to this brown bag session that will be an introduction to the World Bank and IMF with IPS experts John Cavanaugh and Emira Woods.
Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.
Damage from 20 years of NAFTA shows us why latest trade deal must be stopped. Free trade creates rich people, poor communities.
The Landau film for the month of November shows how foreign investment in export factories distort both the culture and environment and how the people of Tepoztlan, Mexico confronted federal troops to stop such injustice.
The volatility of exchange rates wouldn’t be nearly as damning were developing nations able to borrow in their own currency.
President Obama has surpassed George W. Bush as a champion of globalization.
As Mexico becomes the G-20 chair for 2012, its embrace of a neoliberal agenda of deregulation and privatization show a poor track record on all the group’s goals.
The nomination of Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank meets with the approval of many opposed to globalization.
Even today, Sachs’s approach to development remains top-down and formulaic.
IPS economists join 100 colleagues across the world in advocating for governments’ right to use a proven tool against financial volatility.
As the climate changes, a deadly disease is on the rise.
Occupy Global Africa!
Challenges of a Pan African Vision for the 21st Century
Come to a presentation and discussion with Affiong L. Affiong, Executive Director of the Moyo Pan Afrikan Solidarity Centre based in Accra and London. In Washington DC for a national lecture and speaking tour in the USA to rebuilding bridges across the Atlantic, Affiong will address such questions as: What are the challenges of African people today, on the Continent and in the Diaspora? Where is the place of African people in the framework of the new world order? As we celebrate Black History Month in 2012, how do we prepare for the challenges which await us beyond the horizon?
A new report from the World Economic Forum that tries to make sense of the wave of protest and unrest sweeping the world may signal a new approach to global security in Western capitals.
Rumors of the anti-globalization movement’s death have been greatly exaggerated.
Call’s story, No Word for Welcome, invites readers into the homes, classrooms, storefronts, and fishing boats of the isthmus, as well as the mahogany-paneled high-rise offices of those striving to control the region. With timely and invaluable insights into the development battle, Call shows that the people who have suffered most from economic globalization have some of the clearest ideas about how we can all survive it.