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4.1. Politics and Development Strategies for the Amazon - The Living Amazon

This lecture provides an overview of historic economic activities and development strategies in the Amazon. Learn how Amazonian resources (oil, minerals, hydropower, and biodiversity) have been…

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Conversation with Norman Solomon, War Made Invisible

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and political and media analyst Norman Solomon as they discuss Solomon’s important new book, War Made Invisible: How America Hides the Human Toll of Its Military…

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The Next Comers: US, Germany, Japan and the Rest

In this module, Professor Sachs talks about the Anglo-American-led age of the industrial era. Britain became urban and a military force during the 19th century, and became the British Empire as we…

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Conquest, Slavery and Genocide in the Americas

In this chapter, Professor Sachs elaborates on Adam Smith’s point that European trade and navigation brought plunder and misery to native inhabitants of many regions of the world, as impunity…

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