Broke But Unbroken: Grassroots Social Movements And Their Radical Solutions To Poverty
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Broke But Unbroken: Grassroots Social Movements And Their Radical Solutions To Poverty

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In "Broke but Unbroken," journalist Augusta Dwyer takes us on an inspiring journey through the slums and villages of Brazil, Indonesia, India and Argentina as she meets with organizers from some of the most successful grassroots social movements struggling against poverty. These organizers are not representatives from NGOs or aid organizations based in developed nations bu...more
Paperback, 169 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Kumarian Press
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Chris
A very well-written account of communities in Indonesia, Brazil, India and Argentina that have organized and resisted corporate greed, struggling for better lives for themselves. Lots of poignant observations are offered in these inspiring stories:

-"The power of those who control the world's resources depends on the systemic disempowerment of the global poor."
-"The poor who construct change at the same time shed the culturally embedded belief that only small groups of elite decision-makers know...more
Jennifer Kern
This recent Kumarian Press publication is a must-read for those passionate about reducing global poverty and the exploitation of people. Join Author Augusta Dwyer as she travels to the slums of Brazil, Indonesia, India and Argentina in order to make her point that action is needed today in order to reduce poverty. By collaborating with organizers in charge of successful grassroots social movements, and meeting struggling families who have put everything on the line to save their young, we learn...more
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