The Charitable-Industrial Complex

I enjoyed reading “The Charitable-Industrial Complex” NYT article by Peter Buffet and the response titled “The Unglamorous Truth About Ending Poverty: A Response to Peter Buffett” by Zack Exley of Huffington Post.

I am now exploring Zack’s recommendations for further reading:

Ha-Joon Chang, Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism
Erik Reinert, How Rich Countries Got Rich . . . and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor
E J Hobsbawm, The Age of Revolution: 1789-1848 / The Age of Capital: 1848-1875 / The Age of Empire: 1875-1914 / The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991
Arthur Herman, Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II
Chalmers A. Johnson, MITI and the Japanese Miracle: The Growth of Industrial Policy, 1925-1975
Bruce Cumings, Korea’s Place in the Sun: A Modern History (Updated)
Mike Davis, Planet of Slums
Eric Janszen, The Postcatastrophe Economy: Rebuilding America and Avoiding the Next Bubble

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