We are the World

Neoliberal discourses espouse an egalitarian ideal wherein human actors in a globalized economy operate on a universally level playing field. Sachs pointed out that this rhetoric erases the neocolonial reality of globalization: economic profits centralize in the global North while ecologically harmful industry centralizes in the global South.

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