By Kevin Danaher
Author Note: ahead via Amuradha Mittal
2nd variation, revised and expanded
A veritable "Globalization for Dummies," 10 purposes to Abolish the IMF & global Banklays naked the most typical myths of globalization in a transparent and comprehensible way.Looking with desire to grassroots movement-building on a world scale, Danaher offers ten arguments for abolishing the IMF and global financial institution and changing them with democratic associations that might make the worldwide financial system extra responsible to an educated and lively citizenry.
Conceived as an attempt to coach the general public approximately how overseas associations of "free trade" are widening the space among the wealthy and bad globally, Danaher unearths how the lending rules of the IMF and the realm financial institution fail to profit 3rd global peoples, and in its place line the wallet of undemocratic rulers and western companies whereas threatening neighborhood democracies and forcing cuts to social programs.
Through anecdotes, research, and leading edge principles, Danaher argues that the IMF and the realm financial institution undermine our most simple democratic values, and demands reframing the phrases on which foreign fiscal associations are operated utilizing the foundations of environmental sustainability, social justice, and human rights.
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