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How a Fence Determines Your Wealth

Originally written for the Students For Liberty Blogging Series, posted here on 2.12.15.

Put human history on a timeline, and you’ll quickly realize that the theme of Prosperous Nations and People is an extremely rare anomaly.  981 more words

Politics

JUST FOR THE RECORDS…THE WEALTH AND POVERTY OF A NATION: WHO WILL RESTORE THE DIGNITY OF NIGERIA? – OBY EZEKWESILI (PART3)

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Yet, despite the general consensus satisfaction with the record number of democratic years since 1999, darkness still ominously clouds our political landscape. 2,143 more words

GENERAL

Why are some countries prosperous, and others not?

Why Nations Fail is pretty much a must read for anyone interested in why some countries are prosperous and liberal, and why others aren’t. That doesn’t mean that I espouse its blatant and latent prescriptions or agree with the entirety of the historical narrative that it provides. 772 more words

Books

Kaala Dhandha Gore Log – Why politicians are not serious about black money

Vivek Kaul

Sometime in the mid 1980s, I vaguely remember spending a few days with my family, in one of the many small coal producing towns that dot what is now known as the state of Jharkhand. 1,089 more words

Analysis

Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson; a discussion of the main ideas

This book addresses the core reasons for why some countries are rich today and why some have been stuck in a vicious circle of poverty and corruption. 836 more words

Why Nations Fail?

Hiya,

 

as the title says I’ve red the book “Why Nations Fail” by Darren Acemoglu and James Robinson. First of all I have to recommend this book for everyone who want’s to understand how the world works. 590 more words