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Thursday, April 22, 2010

The Freeman, Ben Powell, and Somalia


The New York Times blog “Idea of the Day” today quotes and links to Ben Powell’s Freeman article on Somalia, which pointed out that the stateless decentralized African country has had better growth in living standards than its statist sub-Saharan neighbors. Check it out.


  • Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.