Monday, January 14, 2008

Outlanders of the Day ~ The World Bank

Daniel Howden of The Independent reports World Bank pledges to save trees... then helps cut down Amazon forest: A month ago it vowed to fight deforestation. Now research reveals it funds the rainforest's biggest threat. I'm about half way through Naomi Klein's Shock Doctrine, and I, like these folks, have much good to say about her work. The World Bank has lots of 'splaining to do about this and plenty else. P/W

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