The selection of another Europe to head the IMF will only further marginalize the institution.
Umpire, this game is fixed! Zoellick is poised to replace Wolfowitz in the World Banks latest one-horse-race.
Noam Chomsky analyzes the Wolfowitz scandal, odious debts, and presidential power.
Latin America leads the way out of the global debt machine.
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.
One world economy ready or not? FPIF columnist Walden Bello argues that globalization has reached its high-water mark and is receding.
Without political reform, Laos will continue to be mired in debt and poverty, argues Ronald Bruce St John.
The IMF’s proposed modest reforms will fail to resolve its legitimacy and relevancy crisis.
Economist Milton Friedman cut a devastating path through the Global South.
Most undocumented workers come from a region heavily influenced by U.S. foreign policy. It’s not a coincidence.
In his bid to appeal to a conservative base on the road to 2008, John McCain repeatedly urged last week that the United States send more troops to Iraq to get the job done. The military response to McCain’s political appeal demonstrates that military intelligence is no oxymoron.
Do the 2006 elections mark a return of the Enlightenment?
China and the United States are sustaining the global economy. But as FPIF columnist Walden Bello points out, this linked relationship is part of the problem, not part of the solution.
Postcard From … Singapore
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.