Susan George was born in the United States, but has lived in France since the mid-1950s. She has published over a dozen books on poverty, food, debt, the World Bank, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and social movements. She is Chair of the Board of theTransnational Institute (TNI) in Amsterdam, a decentralized fellowship of scholars living throughout the world whose work is intended to contribute to social justice and who are active in civil society in their own countries. Shewas aVice-President ofATTACFrance (Association for Taxation of Financial Transaction to Aid Citizens) from 2000 to 2006, and an International Board Member of Greenpeace. She has received Honorary Doctorates from Newcastle University and the Universidad Nacional de Educaci´on a Distancia of Madrid, and the first Outstanding Public Scholar Award from the International Studies Association in 2007. Her books include Another World is Possible if. . . (2004); The Lugano Report: On Preserving Capitalism in the 21st Century (1999); The Debt Boomerang (1992); A Fate Worse than Debt (1987); and How the Other Half Dies: The Real Reasons for World Hunger (1976).