Wolfowitz’s Golden Parachute

Before confirming Zoellick as its next president, the World Bank should ask him a simple question: Are you, like your predecessor, aiming to get rich off of eliminating poverty?

The Question Not Asked

In the wake of Wolfowitz’s resignation, it’s time to address the World Bank’s excessively high salaries.

Foreign Investors Gone Wild

Leaders of developing countries are often forced to work with institutions that promote and protect foreign investment — with little regard for the costs to democracy and the environment.

World Bank OK With Blood For Oil

It’s painfully clear, as the blood spills on both sides of the Chad border, that the consortium of international oil companies and their allies at the World Bank won’t let anything stop a drop of oil from flowing to global markets.