Multinational Monitor

JUNE 2000
VOL 21 No. 6


The World Bank's Revolving Door: Share Program Exchanges World Bank and Corporate Employees
by Charlie Cray

Warning: World Bank Policies Destroy Forests. Internal Report Documents Bank Contribution to Deforestation
by Korinna Horta

Death by Overwork: Corporate Pressure on Employees Takes a Fatal Toll in Japan
by Darius Mehri


The Fight for Water and Democracy
an interview with
Oscar Olivera

Damming Laos, Damning the Poor
an interview with Witoon Permpongsacharoen

Unhealthy Policies from the World Bank
an interview with Dr. Vineeta Gupta


Behind the Lines

Close Down the Masters of Reinvention: The Case for a World Bank Shut Down

The Front
Radiation: Children at Risk

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Names In the News



Organizations Publications

50 Years is Enough
1247 E Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: [email protected]

Environmental Defense
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009

International Rivers Network
1847 Berkeley Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 USA
E-mail: [email protected]

Insaaf International
Kishori Ram Hospital Building
Basant Vihar, Bathinda
Punjab, India
E-mail: [email protected]

Towards Ecological Recovery
and Regional Alliance (TERRA)
409 Soi Rohitsuk
Pracharajbampen Road
Huay Khwang
10320 Thailand
E-mail: [email protected]

Rainforest Action Network
221 Pine Street Suite 500
San Francisco, CA  94104
E-mail: [email protected]

The Democracy Center
Casilla 5283
Cochabamba, Bolivia
E-mail: [email protected]

Friends of the Earth
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20005
E-mail: [email protected]

Bank Information Center
733 15th Street, NW
Suite 1126
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: [email protected]

The Development Group
for Alternative Policies
927 15th Street NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: [email protected]

Third World Network
228 Macalister Road
Penang, 10440
E-mail: [email protected]

Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First
398 60th Street
Oakland, CA 94618 USA
E-mail: [email protected]

Institute for Policy Studies
1601 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009

The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433

Toyota Motor Corporation
1, Toyota-cho
Toyota City
Aichi 471-8571

STAR Foundation
P.O. Box 4206
East Hampton, NY  11937
E-mail: [email protected]

Mineral Policy Center
1612 K Street, NW  Suite 808
Washington, DC  20006

Dying for Growth: Global Inequality and the Health of the Poor
Edited by Jim Yong Kim, et al.
Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 2000

The Death of Development? The Converging Policy Agendas of The World Bank and The World Trade Organization
By Lisa Jordan
Bank Information Center, November 1999
Available at:

Africa's Choices After Thirty Years of the World Bank
By Michael Barratt Brown
Boulder, Colorado:
Westview Press, 1997

The World Bank: Its First Half Century
Edited by Devesh Kapur, John Lewis and Richard Webb
Washington, D.C.:
Brookings Institute, 1997

Masters of Illusion: The World Bank and the Poverty of Nations
By Catherine Caufield
New York: Henry Holt, 1996

The Market Tells Them So: The World Bank and Economic Fundamentalism in Africa
By John Mihevc
London: Zed Press, 1996

50 Years is Enough: The Case Against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund
Edited by Kevin Danaher
Boston: South End Press, 1994

Mortgaging the Earth: The World Bank, Environmental Impoverishment, and the Crisis of Development
by Bruce Rich
Boston: Beacon Press, 1994


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