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Obama Nominates Physician, Global Health Expert to Head World Bank
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 4:04pm | Type: Blog

In a move that surprised many in the world of economics and politics, on Friday morning President Obama nominated Jim Yong Kim, the South Korea-born physician, anthropologist and president of Dartmouth College ...

Zero Tolerance: Trump, Schwarzenegger, and Strauss-Kahn
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

It's a constant storyline in the media involving powerful men in politics, sports, business, and even religion: Men behave with utter disregard for the dignity and humanity of women -- using and ab ...

Breaking the Chains of Debt at the IMF
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

In April 2009, following the global financial crisis in late 2008, leaders of the G20 (the world's 19 largest economies plus the European Union) designated the <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/in ...

Break the Chains of Haiti's Debt
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

Over the last few weeks, we have seen an incredible international response to the tragic earthquake in Haiti. U.S. citizens are generously giving; the U.S. Over the last few weeks ...

Voodoo Haiti, Voodoo West
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

[<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2010/01/19/vudu-haiti-vudu-occidente/">En espa&ntilde;ol</a>] Haiti is an example of how both flesh and bones politicians as well as countries can look ...

Vudu Haiti, Vudu Occidente
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

[<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2010/01/19/voodoo-haiti-voodoo-west/">English version</a>] Hait&iacute; es ejemplo de c&oacute;mo los pol&iacute;ticos de carne y hueso pero tam ...

G-20: The Global South Is Too Big To Fail
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

As pundits and politicians wield fighting words over the domestic health-care crisis, another group is getting ready to combat a different crisis -- one which, unless it's resolved quickly, will ca ...

IMF Needs a Reality Check, Not a Blank Check
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Earlier last month, President Obama requested $108 billion in new money for the International Monetary Fund to show the world that we stood up for our commitments to fighting the global recession. ...

A Paper God
Originally Posted: 03/06/2012 - 11:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Goudzwaard How the out-of-control buying and selling of money led to our current crisis. Commentators have ...

Decoding the Lingo
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg Trade technocrats try to hide behind a veil of boring, but you can get beyond the jargon. ...

It's a Start
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler The IMF/World Bank protests raised long-neglected issues. Recalling my days of fire-breathing stud ...

An Irresistible Force
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 10:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Martin Wroe Jubilee 2000 has surprised people with its phenomenal success. A look at how and why it caught fire - and what's around t ...

And on This Side of the Pond
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 10:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Judy Coode The Jubilee 2000/USA campaign In spring 1995, before the debt crisis was a front-page story, a smal ...

Cashing in on Crisis
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Welch Who profits from the Asia bailouts? Anyone who has picked up a newspaper in the last several month ...