Jean Ziegler is a Swiss sociologist and author of many highly successful and controversial books on third world debt.
He contends that the West and the global economic structures that it has created are directly responsible for the massive destruction of human life in the nations of the south.
He is one of the best known critics of globalization.
From 2000 to 2008 he was Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food at the UN. From 2008 to 2012 he was a member of the Advisory Committee of the UN Human Rights Council.
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