Jean Ziegler





Jean Ziegler


Born
in Thun, Switzerland
April 19, 1934

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Jean Ziegler is a former professor of sociology at the University of Geneva and the Sorbonne, Paris. He was a Member of Parliament for the Social Democrats in the Federal Assembly of Switzerland from 1981 to 1999. He has also held several positions with the United Nations, especially as Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food from 2000 to 2008, and as a member of the Advisory Committee of the UN Human Rights Council from 2008 to 2012.

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L'Empire de la honte

4.03 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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La Haine de l'Occident

4.15 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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Destruction massive : Géopo...

4.28 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 2011 — 11 editions
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سادة العالم الجدد

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Ändere die Welt!: Warum wir...

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Wie kommt der Hunger in die...

3.87 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Der Aufstand des Gewissens

4.13 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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La Suisse lave plus blanc

4.09 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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Les Nouveaux maîtres du mon...

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Les Seigneurs du crime

3.33 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1998 — 9 editions
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“A child who dies from hunger is a murdered child.”
Jean Ziegler

“We need to crush the Invisible Hand. The economy isn't a natural phenomenon. It is just a tool or a mean, that should be dedicated to one only goal; the pursuit of global prosperity.”
Jean Ziegler

“La conscience de l’identité entre tous les hommes est au fondement du droit à l’alimentation. Personne ne saurait tolérer la destruction de son semblable par la faim sans mettre en danger sa propre humanité, son identité. (p. 122)”
Jean Ziegler, Destruction massive : Géopolitique de la faim



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