The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power) (Counterblasts)

The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power) (Counterblasts)

Harry Browne

famous person philanthropy is available in many guises, yet no unmarried determine larger encapsulates its delusions, pretensions and wrongheadedness than U2’s iconic frontman, Bono—a truth neither sun shades nor leather-based pants can disguise. greater than a trifling philanthropist—indeed, he lags in the back of lots of his friends in terms of parting together with his personal money—Bono is best defined as an recommend, one that has turn into an unwitting image of a complacent filthy rich Western elite.

The Frontman finds how Bono moved his investments to Amsterdam to dodge Irish taxes; his paternalistic and sometimes bullying advocacy of neoliberal strategies in Africa; his multinational enterprise pursuits; and his hobnobbing with Paul Wolfowitz and shock-doctrine economist Jeffrey Sachs. rigorously dissecting the rhetoric and activities of Bono the political operator, The Frontman exhibits him to be an envoy for imperial exploitation, a guy who has grew to become his consciousness to an international of savage injustice, inequality and exploitation—and helped make it worse.

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