The Globalizer Who Came In From the Cold

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Maverick journalist Greg Palast profiles former World Bank chief economist Joseph Stiglitz in the London Observer:

Stiglitz greatest concern is that World Bank plans, devised in secrecy and driven by an absolutist ideology, are never open for discourse or dissent. Despite the West’s push for elections throughout the developing world, the so-called Poverty Reduction Programs “undermine democracy.”