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The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good
By William Easterly : BIO, Books by William Easterly
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William Easterly's The White Man's Burden is about what its author calls the twin tragedies of global poverty. The first, of course, is that so many are seemingly fated to live horribly stunted, miserable lives and die such early deaths. The second is that after fifty years and more than $2.3 trillion in aid from the West to address the first tragedy, it has shockingly little to show for it. We'll never solve the first tragedy, Easterly argues, unless we figure out the second.
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Issue: Development and Globalization
Publisher: Penguin Press HC
Publish Date: 16 Mar 2020
Number of Pages: 448
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