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A Physics Teacher Begs for His Subject Back June 7, 2007

Posted by The Armchair Economist in Education, World.
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Wellington Grey, a secondary school teacher in Great Britain vents on what has become of the sciences across the pond. I guess American kids WONT be world underachievers when it comes to the sciences.

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“For God’s Sake, Please Stop the Aid!” June 7, 2007

Posted by The Armchair Economist in Economics, Health Care, World.
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The Kenyan economics expert James Shikwati, 35, says that aid to Africa does more harm than good. The avid proponent of globalization spoke with SPIEGEL about the disastrous effects of Western development policy in Africa, corrupt rulers, and the tendency to overstate the AIDS problem.

This article is particularly enlightening because of the Western world’s flawed perception that we are doing good when we provide food aid and various subsidies to the lesser developed nations.

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