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Susan George (political scientist)

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Susan George on the German Protestant Church Day, Cologne, 2007

Susan George (born 1934) is a well-known writer on Third World poverty, underdevelopment and debt. She is a fellow of the Transnational Institute and is a critic of the present policies of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. She has acted as a consultant to various United Nations agencies and is a frequent public speaker. She is of U.S. birth but now resides in France.


  • How the Other Half Dies (Penguin) 1976. Reprinted 1986, 1991 ISBN 0-14-013569-3 (An analysis of the real reasons for world hunger.)
  • A Fate Worse Than Debt (Penguin) 1988 ISBN 0-14-022789-X (An analysis of the reasons for Third World debt.)
  • The Debt Boomerang (Pluto Press) 1992 ISBN 0-7453-0594-6 (Continuing the theme of Third World debt and its harmful effects.)

Other websites

  • Susan George, Official page at Transnational Institute.[[Category:Living people