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The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have been under increasing scrutiny as the scale of globalization grows and the world’s citizens become increasingly aware of the institutions’ influence. The president of the World Bank joins Diane to talk about the work of the World Bank and to address a range of concerns, including human rights, environmental protections, the political forces in emerging democracies, and more.
- James Wolfensohn President of the World Bank
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