First it was games to privatise Estonian cement factories (see Update 32), then it was Japanese-style animation (see Update 56). Now in its latest attempt to be down with the kids, the Bank has made its debut on YouTube. However, uber-cool Salon.com points out that entering the words “World Bank” into YouTube’s search engine gives you 13 entries either sending up or tearing down the Bank before you get to the Bank’s “propaganda”. All the cool kids are on ifiwatch.tv anyways.
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