The Lie of Global Prosperity: How Neoliberals Distort Data to Mask Poverty and Exploitation
120 pp, $21 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-765-0
By Seth Donnelly
Reviewed by Ben Terrall
“Seth Donnelly’s The Lie of Global Prosperity, released in paperback late last year, is a methodical examination of how the World Bank spins its number crunching to cover up the extent of global poverty. Donnelly bolsters his analysis with on-the-ground reporting from numerous fact-finding trips to Haiti; the descriptions of what he found there effectively show how World Bank support for unjust governments plays out on the ground in underdeveloped nations…”
Read the review at January Magazine
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