Not to long ago, in an underdeveloped country in the 3 world, the vast majority of people were very poor. Hunger, disease and despair were constant companions. But the worst part of their existence was that they couldn't see any way to improve their lot far into the future. Then, one day, coming from a Northernly direction, a super-hero appeared.
So, you think this is just a "tall tale"? Well, like all good tall tales, it IS based on some real stuff.
Check out some of these relevant links:
Silencing Joseph Stiglitz http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2000/05/02/stiglitz/
Confessions of an economic hit man http://184.108.40.206/article8171.htm
To Ecosociogeopolitical stories
To Front Page