Pillaged Lives: Third World Debt and Global Institutions

Root causes of third world poverty, social injustice and environmental degradation are not beyond our understanding!

Pillaged Lives: Third World Debt & Global Institutions (1997) will help you comprehend some of the root causes and make the connection among them.  It is the only CD-ROM currently available which offers and accessible, comprehensive overview of the third world debt problem: its origins, evolution, and the devastating impact it has on so many lives.  Throughout the program, hypertext links let you choose which areas to explore in depth, depending on your knowledge and interests.

The CD-ROM includes easy-to-understand narration, stunning images, music, in-depth case studies, background documents and an action section.

Produced by the Social Justice Committee of Montreal

In partnership with: Concordia University, The Article 19 Group, and the Halifax Initiative Coalition.

Made in Canada

PC-compatible computers:

  • Processor: IBM 486 or higher, or other 100% compatible PC systems - operating system: Windows 3.1/Windows 95 - Memory (RAM): 8 Megabytes or more
  • Video: VGA 8-bit (256 Colours), 640 x 480 screen resolution - Sound: Any MPC compatible sound card; speakers or headphones - Mouse or other pointing device
  • CD-ROM Drive: 2X CD-ROM drive required.  Also make sure that your CD-ROM drive is MPC-compatible.  Check the documentation that came with your CD-ROM drive.

Macintosh computers:

  • Processor: 68040/PowerPC
  • Operating system: MacOS 7.1 or later
  • Memory (RAM): 8 Megabytes or more
  • Mouse or other pointing device
  • CD-ROM Drive: 2X CD-ROM drive required

Available from the Halifax Initiative Coalition for $5

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