by John Kenneth Galbraith
Power rarely spreads itself around. This issue of NI considers the impact of the few who rule so many.
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Power rarely spreads itself around. Issue editor Bob Hawkins considers the impact of the few who rule so many.
Peter Adamson examines the Old and New Testaments of world development.
Americans who think they live in a classless society are kidding themselves, argues Richard Kazis.
Ashok Mitra fires a salvo at the Third World’s own brand of exploiters.
Betsy Hartmann examines rural elitism in northwest Bangladesh.
Latin American dictators and Thomas Hobbes had much in common, suggests Peter Woodruff.
Denis Shoesmith says the 1980s are going to be dangerous years in the Philippines.
Words of the Brazilian poor prove the hollowness of elitist claims about the ‘stupidity of the masses’. From Mary Ireland interviews.
Dudley Seers shows us a letter from a development freeloader.
Technology can be a great enabler, helping people to earn a living. But it is also a mirror of social inequality. Some of us have a glut of high-tech devices, others don’t even have electricity. Under the rubric of ‘technology transfer’ useless or harmful technology is often dumped on the Global South. How to make technology work for the poor? Here’s an idea: start from the ground up rather than top down. It’s called technology justice.
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