“Theoretical Lies” Of The World Bank. Developing Countries And The Hidden Agenda Of The “Washington Consensus”

By Eric Toussaint, Globalresearch.ca -

The World Bank claims that, in order to progress, the Developing Countries [1] should rely on external borrowing and attract foreign investments. The main aim of thus running up debt is to buy [...]

Theoretical Lies Of The World Bank

By Eric Toussaint, Cadtm.org -

In 2019, the World Bank (WB) and the IMF will be 75 years old. These two international financial institutions (IFI), founded in 1944, are dominated by the USA and a few allied major powers who [...]

Leaked Wikileaks Doc Reveals US Military Use Of IMF, World Bank As “Unconventional” Weapons

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

WASHINGTON – In a leaked military manual on “unconventional warfare” recently highlighted by WikiLeaks, the U.S. Army states that major global financial institutions — such as the World Bank, [...]

US Provides Weapons And Loans To Encourage Ukraine To Keep Provoking Russians

By Finian Cunningham, Strategic-culture.org -

Oh what a lovely big stocking-filler for the Kiev regime this week from Washington. Just in time for Christmas too, and only weeks after President Petro Poroshenko tried to incite a war with [...]

World Bank Continues To Drive People From Their Land

By Staff, Intercontinentalcry.org -

Bali Nusa Dua, October 11, 2018–New analysis by Urgewald, the German human rights NGO, finds that the World Bank is still resettling people in many of its development projects. Altogether, [...]

World Bank – IMF Guilty Of Promoting Land Grabs, Increasing Inequality

By Staff, Viacampesina.org -

07 OCTOBER, BALI: At a meeting of La Via Campesina facilitated by Serikat Petani Indonesia (SPI) in Bali, peasant organizations from Asia, Africa, Americas, and Europe have unanimously held World [...]

Time To End Business Rankings Of The World Bank

By Staff, oaklandinstitute.org -

OAKLAND, CA—The revelations that led to this week’s resignation of World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer point to flawed methodology and political manipulation in the World Bank’s Doing Business [...]

Morales Declares ‘Total Independence’ From World Bank And IMF

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Bolivia’s popular uprising known as the The Cochabamba Water War in 2000 against United States-based Bechtel Corporation over water privatization and the associated World [...]

Honduran Farmers Sue World Bank Group For Human Rights Violations

By Valentina Stackl, www.earthrights.org -

By Valentina Stackl for Earth Rights - EarthRights International (ERI) filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of Honduran farmers charging two World Bank Group members with aiding and abetting [...]

Reject World Bank’s Enabling Business Of Agriculture Index

By Staff, www.oaklandinstitute.org -

By Staff of Oakland Institute - The Enabling the Business of Agriculture index is used to promote pro-corporate agricultural reforms around the world. In the seed sector, it rewards countries [...]

World Bank’s Scheme to Hijack Farmers’ Rights To Seeds

By Alice Martin-Prevel, www.oaklandinstitute.org -

By Alice Martin-Prevel of the Oakland Institute. Oakland, CA—Ahead of World Bank’s release of the 2017 “Enabling the Business of Agriculture” (EBA) report this month, 157 organizations and [...]

The World Bank And IMF Won’t Admit Their Policies Are The Problem

By Larry Elliott, www.theguardian.com -

By Larry Elliott for The Guardian - We hear you, poor people. That was the message that blared out from Washington last week. It came from Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund. It [...]

The World Bank’s Bizarre Retreat On Indigenous Rights

By Gretchen Gordon and Prabindra Shakya, www.truth-out.org -

By Gretchen Gordon and Prabindra Shakya for Tele Sur - While recent years have shown a steady advancement in recognition of the rights of Indigenous peoples, the World Bank adopted a new policy [...]

World Bank: Venezuela To Pay $1.4 Billion For Protecting Lands

By Pratap Chatterjee, www.corpwatch.org -

By Pratap Chatterjee for CorpWatch Blog. The World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has ordered the government of Venezuela to pay $1.386 billion to [...]

The New Global Financial Cold War

By Michael Hudson, www.counterpunch.org -

By Michael Hudson for Counter Punch - Suppose a country owes money to another nation’s government or official agency. How can creditors collect, unless there’s an international court and an [...]

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