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Dismissing Disagreement (14) Stephen Jordan
“In fact, the economic theory behind promoting global trade and investment was proven more than 200 years ago by an English economist named David Ricardo. The debate about global development is not an economic one; that was settled a long time ago. The debate about global development is a political, cultural, and social one. I would argue that it is a moral one, too.”Return to the Commons
Our latest Compass Point is by James M. Roberts, long-time research fellow at the Heritage Foundation and co-editor of their Index of Economic Freedom, reflecting on his experience in the conservative establishment and the perils of a political movement running on autopilot. “Conservatives are fond of warning that a government program, once established, never dies,” […]
The rebuttal delivered by Jon Lovitz’s Michael Dukakis, in his debate with Dana Carvey’s George H. W. Bush, is one of Saturday Night Live’s most famous political punchlines: “I can’t believe I’m losing to this guy.” The New York City audience went nuts—neither could they believe Dukakis was losing to Bush. But, of course, the […]