All posts tagged: world bank

Making Sense of Trump’s Economic Nationalism

“It doesn’t matter who becomes the next president, the world is governed by market forces.” [1] Alan Greenspan The world is going through a transition, where economic liberalism and globalism are shifting towards economic nationalism and patriotism, with US President Donald Trump leading the way. Globalism has significantly benefited the United States since the 1990s; […]

Dr Reza Baqir and Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh Pakistan’s Economic Hit Men

The CVs of Pakistan’s Governor of State Bank of Pakistan and Finance Minister speak volumes about their Western credentials. Both have degrees from supposedly prestigious institutions, and have worked in many developed countries. And yet, beyond their research publications, one has the right to ask exactly which developing countries have they transformed into developed countries? […]

Slavery to Capitalism makes the fear of Greylisting greater than fear of Allah

Things had not gone well for Pakistan at the plenary meetings of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) being held in Paris, the Government of Pakistan maintained awkward silence and confirmation arrived on a TV channel more than two hours after FATF statement was uploaded on their website. https://www.dawn.com/news/1391548/the-great-fatf-fumble