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Nick Kristof & a few do-gooders

Nicholas Kristof is among today’s great writers.  I was instantly mesmerized when he transitioned from daily reporting in China to the New York Times op-ed page. Just consider this excellent piece “Cassandra Speaks” written in March 2003 on the eve of the Bush invasion of Iraq.  It thoughtfully questions the wisdom of the invasion, using [...]
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It’s the investors, stupid

Entrepreneurship is hot in the Middle East.  And that was long before President Obama announced last June in Cairo that he would host a summit on entrepreneurship, which will take place April 26-27, 2010 in Washington DC. Arabs are abuzz about getting their ideas for new businesses off the ground. Habib Haddad, founder of Yamli [...]
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How to make Haiti a partner

“We will be here today, tomorrow, and for the time ahead,” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during her four-hour visit last week to Haiti. We should be in Haiti in the time ahead, but not as patrons.  America needs to be Haiti’s partner.  But how do we get there? Tyler Cowen has a great [...]
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