starvation corner
 n.— «In 1945 opponents of the American Loan denounced its acceptance as “an economic Munich,” to which [John Maynard] Keynes retorted that the alternative was “starvation corner.”» —“Interdependence: A Drug of Addiction?” by James Cable in oyal Institute of International Affairs International Affairs  (United Kingdom) Summer, 1983. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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