by Michael Parenti
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Previously posted July 31, 2011
April 7, 2018
There is a “mystery” we must explain: How is it that as corporate investments and foreign aid and international loans to poor countries have increased dramatically throughout the world over the last half century, so has poverty? The number of people living in poverty is growing at a faster rate than the world’s population. What do we make of this?