Great short video – World Bank’s “Doing Business” rankings

The World Bank might not have been all it used to be in recent years.  But in some ways it’s hardly changed at all.  The annual “Doing Business” rankings rate countries in order of how corporate-friendly their policies are! 

It effectively grades – and rewards – governments on how well they’ve performed in terms of helping large corporations avoid annoying things like tax and regulation.

This great little video gets across the message really well and succinctly:

http://ourlandourbusiness.org/#home

And here’s a really good article that goes into more detail:

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/04/new-shock-doctrine-doing-busines-20144473715915842.html

 

 

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About Martin Drewry

Director of Health Poverty Action
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