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Melody rated it liked it Jan 27, Other editions – View all Promises Not Kept: As with all editions of this vibrant text, Isbister writes with clarity and passion, not only about failed promises, but about hope, human potential, and the belief that a just and equitable world system is attainable. Erica rated it really liked it Apr 13, Dead Aid Dambisa F Moyo.

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