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How the Other Half Dies: The Real Reasons for World Hunger

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How the Other Half Dies: The Real Reasons for World Hunger
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Publisher: Penguin
ISBN/ASIN: B004U772J6
Number of pages: 323

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Hunger is not a scourge but a scandal. This is the premise of Susan George's classic study of world hunger. Contrary to popular opinion, malnutrition and starvation are not the result of over-population, of poor climate or lack of cultivatable land. The reason why hunger exists on such a vast scale is because world food supplies are controlled by the rich and powerful for the wealthy consumer.

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