5th columnist

Michael Perelman michael at ecst.csuchico.edu
Wed Mar 29 14:05:25 PST 2000

Ah, so the devastation of the U.S. military is more severe that that of the IMF.

Brad De Long wrote:

> Pay more attention when you read, please.
> I don't deny (though I wouldn't like to overstate) that U.S.
> development aid policy has helped Indonesia's economy (though not its
> polity) over the past two generations.
> And because it has helped, it *is* the case that Vietnam today--not
> Indonesia--is Nike's dream production locations: extremely low wages,
> productive employees, and vicious labor gang bosses...
> Brad DeLong

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