this past week in Oz

Joanna Sheldon cjs10 at
Sat Aug 19 19:16:13 PDT 2000

Tom Morton writes:

> But if TINA really rules supreme, why is it that some of
> the most open economies in the world, the nations most
> deeply integrated into the global economy, also have
> the biggest government sectors and the highest
> spending on welfare?
> This is the startling, counter-intuitive truth discovered by
> Dani Rodrik, the John F. Kennedy professor of
> government at Harvard.

Only startling and counterintuitive if you've swallowed the Anglo-American hook, line and sinker, of course.

Beautiful article -- thanks, Rob. Who's this Tom Morton character?


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