March Madness

May 2000
New Republic;05/01/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 18, p9
Focuses on the demonstrations organized by anti-globalization protestors in the U.S. against global capitalism. Fear of the protestors toward the International Monetary Fund and World Bank; Views of the protestors that globalization is responsible for the poverty in the Third World; Argument that some of the Third World gains have come at the expense of manufacturing workers in the U.S.; Role of World Bank in giving loans to poor countries at below-market rates; Criticism of the role of International Monetary Fund in providing aids to nations that face short-term economic crises.


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