In the wealthy West, it's assumed that Africa is the problem and we are the solution. This timely book argues the opposite. Though couched in benevolent terms, Western policies in fact have for decades helped fuel the continent's devastating decline. Every year, far more of Africa's riches flow out to the rich world than we plough into Africa. In this systematic process of exploitation, explains author Gerald Caplan, first-world leaders work in happy harmony with African despots to wreak havoc on their nations and peoples. ...

The Betrayal of Africa 2008, Groundwood Books, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780888998255

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The Betrayal of Africa 2008, Groundwood Books, Toronto, Canada

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