European governments are also implicated in financing corporate corruption.
A review of Upside Down by Eduardo Galeano.
The scandal-ridden corporation received billions in public funds—and it still wants more.
While President Bush has emphasized US aid to developing countries, the Salvadoran experience shows how the economic policies he is promoting on his Latin American tour work to deepen poverty and impede progress toward human rights.
Militaristic responses may be simpler than multi-issue protests, but they cannot make the world a safer place.