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 Martin Empson
“The end of 2019 has seen a growing ‘global revolt’ in countries as varied as Hong Kong, Chile, Iraq, Ecuador, Catalonia and Lebanon. Driving those protests are a myriad of concerns, but one issue that dominates is the question of growing inequality, driven by neoliberal policies. Seth Donnelly’s new book is not about these revolts, but is an explanation of the dynamics that have driven the impoverishment of the Global South and how the ruling class seeks to justify things….”
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