Nobody Need Starve

Amartya Sen

How do famines relate to food supply? Some see the connection as almost definitional: famine is, in this view, synonymous with a country being short of food. When Mr Malone, the rich Irish-American in Shaw’s Man and Superman, refers to the Irish famine of the 1840s, he refuses to describe it as on…

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