Author Archives: David Madden

World Bank / IMF Questions and Answers

Q: What is the World Bank? A: Created at the Bretton Woods conference in 1944, The World Bank Group is comprised of five agencies that make loans or guarantee credit to its 177 member countries. In addition to financing projects … Continue reading

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Lawsuits Filed as Police Plan to Erect Exclusion Zones in DC

Protesters of all stripes – environmentalists, human rights activists, anti-capitalists, labor groups, and other concerned citizens – representing over 200 organizations will begoing to Washington DC for the meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund the last week of September, to draw attention to the issues surroundingcorporate-led globalization. Continue reading

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