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Articles to Read

November 23, 2009

The recent issue of The Economist has some good articles:

Sex and Pharmaceuticals — how Pfizer is trying to up its market share by developing a Viagra-like drug for women

Monsanto: The Parable of the Sower — Debate between whether or not genetically modified seed research company (Monsanto) is “good” or bad”

Less Poor, Less Free — how the new Zambian president (Banda) is chumming up to Chiluba (Former Zambian President) who was recently acquitted of embezzling $95 million in public funds

Sierra Leone’s Corruption — progress in taming corruption?

Congo’s Constitution — The tag line of this one is just ridiculous: “Is Congo’s Joseph Kabila flirting with Dictatorship?” Flirting? Really? You have to ask?


2 Comments leave one →
  1. RDM permalink
    November 28, 2009 12:52 am

    ummm University of West Virginia?

    The economics of redneckery? If I have two pigs and three broken down lawn mowers, how many rusted cars on cinder blocks can I trade.

  2. November 28, 2009 1:45 am

    i’m not sure why you posted that on ‘articles to read’… but we all have to have fall backs. and the more i look at my gre scores, the more redneck economics looks enticing!

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