A book review I just have to post: Why is this not immediately obvious?

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Ok, Jill, you win: another rant, this time from some notes I just found while looking for some old poetry that I archived. This book review is sadly still relevant, in terms of our society needing to talk to each other, and have empathy for one another:

Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and DeprivationPoverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation by Amartya Sen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Once again, a book for which I was sure that I’d written a review, probably because I cited it so often during my PhD work which eventually became my MPhil thesis.

I found these notes from 2008, and am posting them with just a tiny bit of clean up:

As I look back over Senn’s 1981 ‘Poverty and Famines’ after yet another argument, back in 2008, with my nice Thai office mate on why America is not in fact the Land of Opportunity if you…

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