Global Politics

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's rape charges and the future of the IMF

Player utilities

Listen to the story.

Photo of Dominique Strauss-Kahn (Image by Wikimedia user Guillaume Paumier (cc:by-sa))

International Monetary Fund chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, may be finished politically. He will also likely be ousted from the IMF, at a time when the organization is instrumental to the European debt crisis. Liz Alderman of the International Herald Tribune explores the economic and political implications of the scandal.


"The Takeaway" is a national morning news program, delivering the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. The show is a co-production of WNYC and PRI, in editorial collaboration with the BBC, The New York Times Radio, and WGBH.

In PoliticsGlobal Politics.

Tagged: politics.