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The History and Politics of the IMF with Ernst Wolff

19. July 2016

The History and Politics of the IMF with Ernst Wolff

In this video we interview journalist and author Ernst Wolff. Wolff’s latest book is called “Pillaging the World: The History and Politics of the IMF” which is also available in German and Arabic. This video series aims to provide context behind the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the role it has played in world affairs since its formation up until the current period.

The following questions are addressed in the following video:

  • What motivated Ernst Wolff to write the book “Pillaging the World: The History and Politics of the IMF“?
  • Under what context was the International Monetary Fund (IMF) founded?
  • Why was the International Monetary Fund founded? What role has it played in the past?
  • What effects do the IMF’s policies have on the social and cultural fabric of a country?
  • What terminology does the IMF employ and is there Orwellianism at play which cloaks its actual practices?

VIDEO: Ernst Wolff on the History and Politics of the IMF

To read the transcript of the video, Click here.

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9 replies on “The History and Politics of the IMF with Ernst Wolff”

[…] Die Geschichte und Politik des IWF mit Ernst Wolff In diesem Video sprechen wir mit dem Journalisten und Autor Ernst Wolff. Wolffs neuestes Buch heißt „Weltmacht IWF: Chronik eines Raubzugs“, welches auch auf Arabisch sowie Englisch erschienen ist. Diese Video-Serie zielt darauf ab, die Hintergründe des Internationalen Währungsfonds (IWF) zu beleuchten und seine Rolle darzustellen, die er seit seiner Gründung bis heute eingenommen hat. Diese Fragen werden im folgendem Video behandelt: Was motivierte Ernst Wolff, das Buch „Weltmacht IWF: Chronik eines Raubzugs“ zu schreiben? In welchem Kontext wurde der Internationale Währungsfonds (IWF) gegründet? Warum wurde der IWF gegründet? Welche Rolle spielte er in der Vergangenheit? Welche Auswirkungen hat der IWF auf die kulturellen und sozialen Gefüge eines Landes? Welche Begrifflichkeiten verwendet der IWF und spielt der Orwellianismus eine Rolle, um seine tatsächlichen Handlungen zu verdecken? Quelle: acTVism Munich […]

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