Said Daddy Trump, "She would’ve been great at that because she’s very good with numbers.”
When in doubt, remember the Shock Doctrine. Disaster capitalism is always in the background.
The World Bank is concerned about the effects of global warming and not in a distant-future sort of way.
By Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, Special to ProPublica This story was co-published with Foreign Policy. Accra is a city of choking red dust where almost no rain falls for three months at a time and clothes hung out on a line dry in 15
Europe is at a crossroads now, and you can rest assured that the Powers That Be will be trying to influence the new leadership in whatever friendly way they can to change their minds about austerity - and in some not-so-friendly ways as well.
Rolling Stone: Did World Bank Nominee Look The Other Way About Dartmouth's Disgusting Hazing Practices?
In their latest issue, Rolling Stone runs this expose, "Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy: Inside Dartmouth's Hazing Abuses." Until I read this, I had no idea that Dartmouth was a feeder school directly into the 1 percent. I also understand why
This is great news, and not just because it was widely rumored that Larry Summers had the job in the bag - we wouldn't want him doing to the rest of the world what he's done here. (Robert Kuttner: "For Larry Summers, Obama's nomination of Jim
According to calculations by World Bank economist Branko Milanovi, half of the world’s richest 1 percent of earners, about 29 million people, are Americans, Four million members of the world’s 1 percent are Germans, and “the rest are mainly scattered throughout Europe, Latin America and a few Asian countries.”
There are denials flurrying around, but it's still being reported as fact by Reuters: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in talks to become the president of the World Bank, Reuters's Lesley Wroughton reports. Clinton's spokesman Philippe
The Mudflats: The real story behind the "rogue" in Palin's new book digby: The right may be confused but they are thrilled to be wallowing in their d
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