Newsletter 137


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[2]Myth Of The Resource Curse
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Victor Menaldo | Plawlotic | 20 October 2010

Resource curse has become part of conventional economic wisdom. Oil and gas
  rents promote corruption, undermine good government. But look at US, Canada,
  Australia, Chile. Theory doesn't hold up

[3]Zero-Sum World
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Gideon Rachman | FT | 22 October 2010

Western ideology of democracy, free markets, technology, globalisation,
  underwritten by US hard power, has hit a wall. Nations reverting to
  zero-sum, beggar-my-neighbour, foreign policies. Bleak, while it lasts

[4]
Man With Cat
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Studiolum | Poemas Del Rio Wang | 18 October 2010

Note in memory of the greatest Hungarian Iranologist, Sándor Kégl—who
  learned Latin, Greek, German, English, French, Italian, Russian, Dutch,
  Danish, Swedish, Spanish and Portuguese while still at school

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WikiLeaks Founder On The Run
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John Burns et al | NYT | 23 October 2010

Interview with Julian Assange in London, following release of Iraq war logs.
  Portrays Assange as flaky, arrogant; WikiLeaks organisation falling apart
  under weight of his erratic personality
  [6]Topic: Wikileaks
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Interviews with founder Julian Assange, backgrounders on the Afghan and Iraq
War Diaries... [7]Continue reading...
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[8]Today on FiveBooks: Nikola Matisic on Opera
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