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War against the poor

low-intensity conflict and Christian faith

by Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- Central America -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Church work with the poor -- Central America -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Central America -- Relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Relations -- Central America.,
    • Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979-,
    • United States -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJack Nelson-Pallmeyer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1436.8.U6 N45 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 98 p. ;
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2058934M
      ISBN 100883445891
      LC Control Number88038165

      “The Cold War has been followed by the class war”, writes Lind. This is a war that is being waged against the working class by an ascendant caste of university-credentialed professional elites. “Social power exists in three realms — government, the economy, and the culture,” writes Lind. War Against the Poor: Low-Intensity Conflict and Christian Faith by Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer holds a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York and has lived in Central America off and on since

      War on drugs, war against the poor 'An industry of murder is thriving, at the expense of the urban poor. Family members we interviewed repeatedly described the 'war on drugs' as a war against the. F orty years ago a young, radical journalist helped ignite the War on Poverty with his pioneering book The Other its pages, Michael Harrington warned that the recently proclaimed age of affluence was a mirage, that beneath the surface of U.S. prosperity lay tens of millions of people stuck in hopeless poverty that only massive government intervention could help.

      President Duterte was elected on promises to be a champion of the poor and to reduce the persistent inequality that has marked the Philippines. Instead, an industry of murder is thriving, at the expense of the urban poor. Family members we interviewed repeatedly .   “Enclosures have been appropriately called a revolution of the rich against the poor,” noted eminent historian Karl Polanyi. These acts paved the way for the industrial revolution. In the process, millions of peasants were dislodged from their ancestral homes and forced to migrate into the new industrial cities.


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