9 The Power and the
The IMF and the World Bank are the 21st-century equivalent of colonial
governors, argues Chris Brazier.
Resistance to economic 'adjustment' is growing with every passing
year, as this worldwide round-up shows.
14 The Hospital
that makes you Sicker
The IMF is run by free-market fundamentalists, says former World
Bank chief economist Joseph Stiglitz.
16 Wild West
Long-standing World Bank consultant Peter Griffiths blows the
whistle on the damage done, from Russia to Sierra Leone.
BANK - THE FACTS
The World Bank claims that its environmental policies have been transformed.
Pamela Foster sifts through the evidence.
22 The Two
Gandalf, wizard of the World Bank, has a dilemma. Should he stand
alongside the hobbits and elves of Middle-earth against the powerpoint-wielding
orcs? Or should he go along with IMF mage Saruman's plan for world
domination? A comic extravaganza by Brick and Brazier.
24 No Prescription
The grassroots SAPRIN network spent years working with the World Bank
- only for the Bank to batten down the hatches. Mark Engler
Adam Ma'anit gives the Bank and the Fund a taste of their own medicine.
Adam Ma'anit steps towards a world without the IMF and the
is Fertile! - Action directory and resources.
The dream of dance, captured by Sri Lanka's Dhanushka Amarasekara.
5 View from
Two writers who uncover the heart of Africa, introduced by Ike
Haiti's heroic past and troubled present; why mobile phones are all
the rage in Africa; the ubiquitous plastic bag; truth and reconciliation
PLUS: Word Corner - Brothel.
PLUS: Speechmarks and Seriously
Yet another idealistic comrade turned brutal dictator: Eritrea's Isaias
30 Mixed Media
MUSIC, BOOKS, FILM review
32 Big Bad
The transnational approach to ethics in Polyp's latest cartoon.
Why two exiled Colombian activists have launched their own 'world
34 Essay -
Together but not scrambled
Cuba is not quite the multiracial nirvana that Rotimi Ogedengbe
was hoping for...
Profile - Yemen