President Barack Obama’s controversial nomination of Dr. Jim Kim to take over as chief of the World Bank has, as most expected, won the day.
New York Times World Bank officially selects Jim Kim
Huffington Post How Jim Kim could transform the World Bank
The selection of Kim, also as expected, has prompted a lot of resentment — in part because it furthers the American monopolization of the position and also because some saw Kim as ‘anti-growth‘ or, more legitimately perhaps, as having the wrong kind of expertise needed.
Some stories along this line:
BusinesWeek Kim’s selection extends the monopoly
CounterPunch Why Jim Kim should resign from the World Bank