Poverty & Terrorism
January 19, 2017 issue
William Easterly is Professor of Economics at NYU and the author of The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor. (November 2016)
Why Are We Supporting Repression in Ethiopia?
Foreign aid observers have often worried that Western aid to Africa is propping up autocratic regimes. Yet seldom has such a direct link from aid to political repression been demonstrated as in “Development without Freedom,” an extensively documented new report on Ethiopia by Human Rights Watch.
November 15, 2010
Foreign Aid for Scoundrels
November 25, 2010 issue
The Anarchy of Success
The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
by Leonard Mlodinow
Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism
by Ha-Joon Chang
October 8, 2009 issue
Foreign Aid Goes Military!
The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It
by Paul Collier
December 4, 2008 issue
How, and How Not, to Stop AIDS in Africa
The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West, and the Fight Against AIDS
by Helen Epstein
August 16, 2007 issue