Post-2015 and the Poison Threads – Shift the Gaze

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Title:Post-2015 and the Poison Threads – Shift the Gaze
Type:Development Dialogue Papers
Author:Amitabh Behar

dd-paper-no9-front-212x300In this paper Amitabh Behar talks about the ‘golden threads’ of global development versus the ‘poison threads‘, the latter according to Behar are the real causes of endemic poverty, growing inequality and exclusion. ‘The global leadership and the UN face the sizable challenge of making a historic choice between continuing the legacy and hegemony of neoliberalism or of weaving together a “new deal” which is truly transformative and puts the poor and ordinary citizens at the center’, says Behar in the paper.