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#Foreword Friday: Mortgaging the Earth Edition

The 1992 Rio Earth Summit was supposed to be a turning point for the World Bank. What's happened since then? How have the Bank's efforts fallen short? Called a “detailed and thought-provoking look at an important subject” by The New York Times, Mortgaging the Earth analyzes the twenty year period leading up the Rio Summit. Rich offers not only an important history but critical insights about economic development that are ever-more relevant today. Follow Bruce Rich as he takes you inside the World Bank and reveals corruption, denial, one-sided globalization, and injustice in this week's foreword Friday selection.