ERADICATING SYSTEMIC POVERTY : BRIEF FOR A GLOBAL RESOURCES DIVIDEND

@inproceedings{Pogge2001ERADICATINGSP,
  title={ERADICATING SYSTEMIC POVERTY : BRIEF FOR A GLOBAL RESOURCES DIVIDEND},
  author={Thomas W. Pogge},
  year={2001}
}
The current appropriation of wealth from our planet is highly uneven. Affluent people use vastly more of the world’s resources, and they do so unilaterally, without giving any compensation to the global poor for their disproportionate consumption. Invoking three different grounds of injustice – the effects of shared social institutions, the uncompensated exclusion from the use of natural resources, and the effects of a common and violent history – the author’s goal is to show that it may be… CONTINUE READING

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