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Without Petro-state Backing, the Sao Paulo Forum and Regional Socialism Crumble

In view of the fact that this week the Sao Paulo Forum brought together the leaders of regional socialism in Havana at its 24th annual meeting, the PanAm Post interviewed Venezuelan political scientist Víctor Maldonado, director of the Center for the Dissemination of Economic Knowledge for Freedom (Cedice Libertad) and executive director of the…
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Income Inequality is Not the Same as Poverty

Over the years I have published a number of columns on inequality. Among these are “Fleeing Equality,” “Redistributive Injustice,” The Rich Do Not Exist,” and others reproduced in my book “Reflections on Freedom.” Invariably, this topic brings me the most hateful correspondence. Undeterred, I will try again motivated, this time, by the excellent…
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How Mao Zedong Helped to Reduce Poverty

This brings up the obvious question as to why has extreme poverty declined so dramatically as of late. To this question, International Development economist Steven Radelet offers a witty explanation: “In 1976, Mao single-handedly and dramatically changed the direction of global poverty with one simple act: he died.”
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Without Petro-state Backing, the Sao Paulo Forum and Regional Socialism Crumble

In view of the fact that this week the Sao Paulo Forum brought together the leaders of regional socialism in Havana at its 24th annual meeting, the PanAm Post interviewed Venezuelan political scientist Víctor Maldonado, director of the Center for the Dissemination of Economic Knowledge for Freedom (Cedice Libertad) and executive director of the…
Read More...

How Mao Zedong Helped to Reduce Poverty

This brings up the obvious question as to why has extreme poverty declined so dramatically as of late. To this question, International Development economist Steven Radelet offers a witty explanation: “In 1976, Mao single-handedly and dramatically changed the direction of global poverty with one simple act: he died.”
Read More...

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