Change is Gonna Come? Global Health Expert Nominated by US for World Bank Presidency
For the very first time, the U.S. government has nominated a qualified candidate to be the President of the World Bank. In order to maintain control of the institution by donors, rather than those impacted by its decisions, the U.S. and EU share a tacit agreement that the World Bank president has always been the American nomination - just as the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is always a European (although one that Washington approves of). This job's previous occupants included several top U.S.