Accounts that herald the IMF’s “revival” are premature and superficial.
The UN’s Stiglitz Commission is calling for short-term economic stimulus measures to help introduce, and above all not obstruct, required long-term changes.
The Bank’s management tried to stifle an internal report that found that its funds are vulnerable to theft and diversion.
Heres the good, the bad, and whats next.
Like an injured German U-Boat, the global economy continues to sink. Columnist Walden Bello asks: Can the G-20 meeting bring it back to the surface before we all perish?
World powers can’t rely more on the International Monetary Fund to buffer the impact of the economic crisis on poor nations unless they fix many of the Fund’s flaws first.
Obama’s plan for Afghanistan will likely result in the U.S. (and NATO) being trapped in the region for decades to come.
It’s time for the United States to finally deal with its dysfunctional health care and to find inspiration in South America.
Among the most embarrassing, yet often overlooked economic policies of the Bush and Clinton years was the penchant for making other countries restrict capital controls, even though such controls had proved effective against financial volatility.
Economic and political elites are converging on Global Social Democracy as a solution to the current economic crisis. Columnist Walden Bello offers a timely critique of this new consensus.
As financial crisis looms, the Philippines look to overseas Filipinos to keep the country together.
Here’s an innovative way to tackle the economic crisis and global warming in one sweeping proposal.
We’ve got the best opportunity in 60 years to create a more pro-people global financial order.
Since the end to the U.S. wars in Southeast Asia, many other wars have been waged, in other parts of the world, in new terrain, villages, and communities. Yet, the wars in Southeast Asia lingers.
This contradictory document identifies financial institution failures and calls for new regulatory measures, and at the same time, salutes the free market and some of the institutions behind the financial and economic crisis.