A fresh global economic disaster is brewing, and the authors of world financial policy don't acknowledge their role in creating it.
Among several indications of the rise of solar energy, a plane recently flew around the world using nothing but solar power.
Developing countries are continuing to struggle with the weak global economy. The bank said it expected to lend more than $150 billion in the four years from 2013 -- a period when global economic activity repeatedly failed to match expectations.
Unemployment rates of 43 percent for Gaza's general population and 60 percent for young people suggest a bleak future for Israel as well as Gaza.
Fifteen years after the international community committed itself to bringing primary education to every boy and girl, 58 million children still lack access to schools, especially in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Documents seen by The Guardian show that the World Bank has repeatedly violated its own policies aimed at protecting the rights of indigenous people over the past decade by funding projects that pushed nearly 3.4 million slum dwellers, farmers and villagers from their land or dispossessed them of their livelihoods.
With the IMF and European Central Bank acting as knee-breakers in what has become a financial extension of NATO, the U.S. and its allied investors aim to appropriate the wealth that kleptocrats took from the public domain of Russia, Ukraine and other post-Soviet economies, as well as whatever assets remain.