I would assume the latter. In making his announcements, Naidoo said he was taking the first steps to democratise the state-owned enterprises under the control of his ministry. Medieval doctors always prescribed the same "cure"; no matter what the ailment, they applied leeches to patients and bled them.
However, leaders of the protest movement oppose Noboa's succession, saying he is in the pockets of the IMF and the US. What is the labour movement to do when the growth plan defers discussion of labour market policy to the report of the Labour Market Commission but anticipates its main recommendations.
South are facing unique challenges. Blanca Chancosa, one of the leaders, says that the President "has not had the political will to fix the country. What prevails is a vast and intricate network of organizations. Many suspected perpetrators were arrested or fled the country. Some have embraced the proposals willingly, others have been guilty of corruption.
But opponents of the reforms remain entrenched and want plans for dollarisation and privatisation scrapped.
The WTO protest of Seattle was about the trade policies being drawn up in undemocratic ways yet affecting people all around the world. The IMF requires that countries privatize public companies and services and fire public sector workers.
The medieval doctors have just repackaged their cruel ministrations with warm and fuzzy labels. Sachs said change will not come easily, noting that 15 years of resistance to easing the debt burden of the poorest nations is evidence that international financial institutions will defend the system that gives them power.
The World Social Forum: While the World Bank has long claimed a commitment to helping the poor, this is a real departure for the IMF, which has unrepentantly elevated financial and monetary stability above any other concern. Organised by the National Council of Bishops and Jubileethe 'unofficial' referendum is a marked success.
On a trip to London, Nina Pacari Vega, the Pachakutic leader the political party set up by indigenous groupssays that the economic reforms are unconstitutional and have triggered sharp price increases. The death toll was betweenand 1 million.
While governments are held responsible for the social and economic upheaval which results, the IMF and World Bank escape largely unscathed. The unions believe that the Government is liberalising the economy too quickly without making adequate provision for redundancies and job maximisation.
The report also outlines how the President is trying to win political support for the IMF-imposed economic reforms, promising consultation with indigenous groups and highlighting the benefits reforms will bring to the country.
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