Researchers at the International Monetary Fund are detailing just how much societies suffer — and top execs grab — when trade unions have no strong presence.
In order to qualify for the next loan installment, Prime Minister Coelho must convince the European Union and the IMF that he can make draconian cuts.
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.
Tunisia and the International Monetary Fund.
Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?
An ideology of neoliberalism foisted on India by the World Bank and IMF was partly to blame for the blackout.
Representatives Barney Frank and Sander Levin say that cannot support U.S. trade agreements unless the administration does more to protect governments from investor lawsuits.
Aided by global financial giants, the government of Nigeria welcomes the new year by destroying the safety net for thousands of Nigerians.
I hate to break it to the Tea Partiers, but their presidential idol was less of a free-market hardliner in trade negotiations than Barack Obama.
What might seem like a victory for women may instead be a defeat for developing countries.
The French ruling class suffers from no shortage of a sense of entitlement.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s behavior parallels that of the International Monetary Fund itself.
This white paper outlines organizing, education, and advocacy efforts being undertaken in response to the financial and economic crisis by groups working in coalition in the United States and around the world.
The IMF’s stated mission is to create and maintain macro-economic stability and to assist countries having solvency issues with their balance of payments. There are those who assert that the IMF is actually a destabilizing force within the global economy, while others believe that the countries themselves are to blame for poor economic choices. In a provocative contest of perspectives and analysis Rick Rowden, a long time critic of IMF policy will challenge Eugene Nyambal, former Senior Advisor to Executive Director at the Board of Directors of the IMF.
President Obama’s latest initiative for Africa, Feed the Future, is likely to end up feeding the corporations eager to make a profit off of African farmers.