In an exclusive TruthDig excerpt, Yash Tandon explains how multinational corporations and NGOs use the rhetoric of progress to push a free trade agenda:
It is a battle. The corporations play out their macabre war dance on the soil of Africa. They are aided by state agents and Western donor agencies pushing fertilizers and pesticides on the people to ‘hurry, hurry, hurry’ to some dubious destination called ‘growth,’ and the ordinary people (the more enlightened among them) urge the rest to pause and reflect on what they are doing and where they thought they were going.
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