Third World Debt


How The Rich Countries Exploit The Poor

Many people will find it hard to believe that rich countries deliberately exploit poor countries. In our newspapers we read about rich countries giving aid to poor countries. We like to think that we are doing what we can to help the poor. But anyone in a wealthy country who reads these books will have to struggle with the realization that their affluent lifestyle is in part paid for by the suffering and deaths of millions of the most wretched people on Earth.

CONFESSIONS OF AN ECONOMIC HIT MAN John Perkins
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GAME AS OLD AS EMPIRE Steven Hiatt, editor

Association of Concerned Africa Scholars Bulletin

This issue of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars Bulletin (see box on the right) has much important new information about the causes of poverty in Africa.