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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

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A contrarian argument that humanitarian assistance seldom produces the desired results—and may even further poverty and hunger.Former World Bank economist Easterly has perhaps chosen an unfortunate title for his latest book, but there's a point to it. "Here's a secret," he writes: "anytime you hear a Western politician or activist say ‘we,' they mean ‘we whites'—today's version of the White Man ... Read full review

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