The end of poverty? (Philippe Diaz)

A documentary on the emergence of global poverty. Can we really end poverty within our current economic system? Think again, according to this film. “The end of poverty?” Directed by Philippe Diaz, produced by Cinema Libre Studio with the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 104 min, 2008. For more information see here.

The causes and effects of international debt mentioned in “The end of poverty?” could be more complex. A couple of documentaries are useful to better grasp this:

For longer interviews with some of the experts featuring in “The end of poverty?”, see: Neoliberal globalisation (Susan George)Globalisation (John Perkins).

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