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- Development as… a better postal service - Mar. 07, 2014
- Coach Zoran and his African Tigers - Mar. 04, 2014
- The political economy of why flights are so expensive in Africa - Feb. 28, 2014
- Development as… no measurable increase in happiness - Feb. 27, 2014
So, when South Sudan makes a strategic choice to temporarily (but drastically) cut government spending in order to achieve political objectives, it is being “reckless”. And when Western donors decide to temporarily cut government spending in Rwanda and Uganda in order to achieve political objectives, they are being… what exactly? Is there any evidence that sanctions are even effective? And it’s lucky that our whiter than white British government has a totally clean record on corruption, human rights, and interfering in other countries..
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The fiscal cliff in East Africa