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By Garry Leech

In the wake of the worldwide monetary difficulty, and ongoing savage govt cuts the world over, Garry Leech addresses a urgent and invaluable subject: the character of up to date capitalism, and the way it inherently generates inequality and structural violence.

Drawing on a few interesting case reports from the world over - together with the compelled displacement of farmers in Mexico, farmer suicides in India, and deaths from preventable and treatable illnesses in Sub-Saharan Africa, in addition to the unsustainable exploitation of the planet's traditional assets - Leech provocatively argues that international capitalism constitutes a sort of genocide opposed to the negative, rather within the international South.

Essential and eye-opening the ebook questions the legitimacy of a procedure that unavoidably ends up in such large-scale human pain, whereas going past mere critique to supply a extra egalitarian, democratic and sustainable international alternative.

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