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The Playground (Kindle Single)
We've heard of China's buying sprees. That it's plowed billions of dollars into some of the poorest nations in the world. But the story we don't know is what this money means for the people there. In Cambodia, the cost has been devastating. More than 700,000 people have lost their homes -- others their lives -- while China buys the former killing fields for resorts, ...more
Kindle Edition, 36 pages
Published May 11th 2012 by Amazon Digital Services
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What has happened in Cambodia since the Khmer Rouge have left? No more active genocide, but the take over of multi-nationals...primarily from China...whose interests are more important to the leaders than the needs of the Cambodians. Tells the heroic story of those who are resisting.