Contents with tag: Neoliberalism
As the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (IMF-WBG) hold their 2019 Annual Meetings in Washington D.C. this mid-October, mass mobilisations have thwarted IMF-dictated austerity measures in another part of the Americas, in Ecuador.
OceanaGold operations reveal the danger of persisting neoliberal policy norms from which many other transnational corporations benefit.
With the UNCTAD (and to a lesser extent, the IMF) admission of neoliberalism's failures, it is now ever pertinent to heed peoples' calls to end neoliberal policies and forward development with and for the people.
The 2017 Report on the International Situation covers the latest trends in the global economy, geopolitics and conflict.
Far from jubilations of recovery, global economic growth is still slower today, more than ten years since the 2008 crisis. In a world situation of ballooning global debt, and the slow discrediting of neoliberal policy, corporate giants have continued to increase their profits at the expense of people's rights and welfare.
Infographics on the World Bank's approach on "Maximizing Finance for Development" (previously called the "Cascade" approach) courtesy of Dana Uy, a student from the University of Santo Tomas on internship at IBON International. Read more: The World Bank Group's Corporatization of Development (2018).