Politics in the Way of Progress: Live Over at Project Syndicate

Live at Project Syndicate: Politics in the Way of Progress https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/populist-politics-block-development-goals-by-j–bradford-delong-2017-10: BERKELEY – There are 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to tackle problems including poverty, hunger, […]

Why No Byzantine Road to Modernity?

The extremely-sharp Branko Milanovic asks a very good question that I had never considered before: Branko Minanovic: Economic Reflections on the Fall of Constantinople: This Sunday, May 29 marks the […]

Must-Read: Andrew J. Nathan

Must-Read: Wilhelmine China: a rapidly-industrializing country ruled by a social caste that has lost its role… Andrew J. Nathan: Who Is Xi Jinping?: “Xi Jinping’s respect for Mao is not […]