“For anyone to truly shake things up, they would need to alter the logic of the system itself. They would need to change its pattern.” The One Party Planet The good news is that patterns are changing. It is people like you and me who are changing them.
On October 10, 12 countries across the world stepped out to give a message to Bank that the World wanted to it to trash its rankings. The message reached over a million people on social media and was covered by news media online as well.
On October 10, the World Bank met for its Annual General Meeting in Washington DC. We were right outside, not just in DC, but all over the world, condemning and demanding the end of the World Bank’s doing business rankings.
A new report from the Oakland Institute, Walking on the West Side: the World Bank and the IMF in the Ukraine Conflict, exposes how the international financial institutions swooped in on the heels of the political upheaval and are vying to deregulate and throw open Ukraine’s vast agricultural sector to...