Seth Ackerman SAckerman at
Sun Nov 28 14:11:24 PST 1999

You should contact Ken Silverstein who reported in Brazil for many years and has written about the Summers memo. He's in Washington.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Henwood [SMTP:dhenwood at]
> Sent: Sunday, November 28, 1999 1:54 PM
> To: lbo-talk at
> Subject: Fwd: lutzenburger/summers
> [A lurker writes...]
> I was wondering whether you or possibly the frighteningly well informed
> participants on the LBO list (on which I am a frequent lurker) might be
> able to help me out. I am trying to track down the complete text of
> former Brazilian environmental minister Jose Lutzenburger's letter in
> response to Lawrence Summers notorious world bank memo of 1991 where
> Summers waxes poetic on the subject of dumping toxic waste in the LDCs.
> Web and Nexis searches have so far yielded nothing.

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