Defenders of capitalism claim global poverty is declining. Their arguments are intellectually dishonest and unsupported by facts.
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New Books! Red-Green Revolution. Rural Class Struggle. Climate Anthropology. Will Big Business Destroy the Planet? A Climate Justice Comic. Plundering Africa. Global Inequality.
Ecomodernists claim material growth can continue indefinitely without environmental damage. Degrowth advocate Jason Hickel says their arguments ignore both evidence and logic.
In one year, rich countries take $2 trillion more from poor countries than they return in aid and investment. The countries that brag most about their foreign aid are enabling mass theft.
Greening Malthus … The Cuban Revolution and its economic reforms; … 2 degree target means 80% of coal is unburnable … People pushed out of Ethiopia’s fertile farmland … The death of international development
Global poverty is much worse than the UN’s spin doctored story. The global poverty headcount has increased, and the triumphalist narrative is a lie.