Dark Victory: The United States and Global Poverty

By Walden Bello, Shea Cunningham and Bill Rau
Foreword by Susan George
Publisher: Food First; New edition (February 1999)

As we enter the 21st century, many countries of the South are in a state of economic crisis, with once optimistic visions of the future cruelly dashed by rising mass poverty, inequality, and hunger. At the same time, working people in the North find their living standards declining. Dark Victory reveals the roots of these global trends in a sweeping strategy of global economic rollback unleashed by the US to shore up the North’s domination of the international economy and reassert corporate control. 

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