Anti-IMF demonstration in Istanbul photo gallery

Photographs from the 2009 demonstrations against the International Monetary Fund in Istanbul, Turkey.

Bangladesh; life's a gas! $100 a month employee grabs 'bonus' of $145 million

Gas plant

The extent of the corruption discovered within the Bangladeshi gas supply industry is astonishing even the anti-corruption investigators (see earlier story).

The Korean working class: From mass strike to casualization and retreat, 1987-2007

Loren Goldner on the history of the Korean working class during the past 20 years.

1997: The Albanian insurrection

Demonstrators in 1997

A little-known uprising in Albania, triggered by International Monetary Fund measures after which the state lost complete control.

World Bank says: work 24/7 with no rights

A new World Bank report calls for the wholesale elimination of workers' rights.