Eine Auswahl von Medienberichten über das Buch 

New York Times

"The Republic of Fear" von David Brooks in The New York Times am 24.3.2014.

If you’re reading this, you are probably not buffeted by daily waves of physical terror. You may fear job loss or emotional loss, but you probably don’t fear that somebody is going to slash your throat, or that a gang will invade your house come dinnertime, carrying away your kin and property. We take a basic level of order for granted. Weiterlesen...

The Economist

"An everyday plague" von H.J. in The Economist am 12.3.2014.

THE author of a new book, “The Locust Effect”, was in London recently to talk at the Legatum Institute, a think-tank. Gary Haugen founded the International Justice Mission, a non-profit organisation that tries to increase access to justice in poor countries by helping victims to take cases, by training police and by lobbying for more money and attention to be given to what Mr Haugen terms the “plague of everyday violence”. Weiterlesen...

Forbes

"Uncover The Hidden Plague The World Has Missed" von Rahim Kanani in Forbes am 4.2.2014.

Far below the headlines, a plague of hidden, everyday violence — like rape, trafficking, and police brutality — is devastating the developing world and undermining our efforts to end poverty. In an interview with Gary A. Haugen, founder and president of International Justice Mission (IJM), a global human rights agency that protects the poor from violence, we discussed his new book titled The Locust Effect, which examines why the end of poverty requires the end of violence. Weiterlesen...

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"Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence" von Gary Haugen in The Huffington Post am 28.1.2014.

The findings of Oxfam's latest report on poverty made headlines this week with their stark picture of global divide: The richest 85 people in the world hold the same wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion people. There are many obvious ways in which the lives of those wealthy 85 differ from the poorest 3.5 billion, but there is one critical difference that is much harder to see — a difference that should be at the center of the world's efforts to overcome poverty. It is this: The rich are safe, while the poor are not. Weiterlesen...