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World Bank Development

In A Kenyan Forest, A World Bank Project Threatens A Way Of Life

The Huffington Post | Michael W. Hudson | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business

By Jacob Kushner, Anthony Langat, Michael Hudson and Sasha Chavkin This is the latest installment of "Evicted and Abandoned," an examination of the hi...

The New World Bank President's First Night

Carl Pope | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

The kinds of "big" development schemes that come most easily to the World Bank often bring with them nominal increases in gross domestic product, but only do so by degrading natural and community systems on which billions of people depend.

Of Jim Yong Kim, Innovation and the World Bank

Muhammad H. Zaman | Posted 05.25.2012 | World
Muhammad H. Zaman

I want to see a World Bank that emphasizes the fundamental values of dignity, poverty alleviation and human development -- the core values that define Jim's academic and research profession.