A Fate Worse than Debt (1989)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Susan George

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1989

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

An Open Door Special considering the effects on Third World countries, such as Mexico, Tanzania and the Phillipines, of trying to pay back heavy debts to other nations, which causes great poverty, suffering, and destruction of resources. Susan George argues for the case of Western governments and banks writing off most of the debts of these countries in order to help, not hinder, recovery and development.

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