In a book praised by the likes of nobelaureate Joseph Stiglitz and Noam Chomsky, Ha-Joon Chang’s Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism briefly discusses the economic history of today’s great powers and charts possible ways forward for less developed countries. Ha-Joon addresses the mystery of economic development by the Asian Tigers as well as how countries such as the United States and Germany developed.
I am a republican, not a Republican! I am a Democrat, not a democrat! These are my conclusions from reading Fareed Zakaria’s, The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad. Fareed Zakaria is the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, where he is a strong proponent of human rights, Anglo-style freedom of the press and democratic rule.