Bad Samaritans – The Myth of Free Trade & the Secret History of Capitalism

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by Jim Miles
Global Research, April 3, 2008
Palestine Chronicle

Review of Ha-Joon Chang’s Book

Bad Samaritans – The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism. Ha-Joon Chang. Bloomsbury Press, New York, 2008.

Every now and then a ‘prize’ of a book comes along that includes all the elements of good writing. Bad Samaritans is one of them. Using straightforward language that generally avoids using the lexicon of economists, and explains it well when it is used, Ha-Joon Chang writes a strong narrative about the ills of the capitalist world. Continue reading