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ForgetLarry.Org Urges Rejection of Larry Summers as World Bank Chief

By | March 21, 2012

Public Citizen and Essential Information Highlight Summers’ Troubling Record WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Aghast at the idea that President Barack Obama is considering nominating Lawrence Summers to be president of the World Bank, Public Citizen and Essential Information have launched ForgetLarry.Org, a website urging Obama not to pick Summers to head the World Bank. “The World […]

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The Summers of Our Discontent

By | March 21, 2012

By Robert Weissman March 20, 2012 “Just between you and me, shouldn’t the World Bank be encouraging more migration of the dirty industries to the LDCs (lesser developed countries)?” Do those sound like the words of a man who should be running the world’s leading economic development institution? They don’t, but the man who put […]

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