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I Am Skooter
So here's us, on the raggedy edge.
Trees held us in on all four sides so thick we could not see / I could not see any wrong in you, and you saw none in me.
— Woody Guthrie, Remember the Mountain Bed
September 29, 2007
Naomi Klein and Capitalism

Is our economic model fundamentally flawed? Some food for thought in the new book by Naomi Klein

The average growth rate [in South Africa] has been a disappointing 5 percent (much lower than in countries in East Asia, which followed a different route); unemployment for the black majority is 48 percent; and the number of people living on less than $1 a day has doubled to four million from two million since 1994, the year the A.N.C. took over.

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This entry is tagged: Africa, Capitalism, Economics, Privatization

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