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Reflections on Yegor Gaidar: Russia’s ‘shock therapist’

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Reflections on Yegor Gaidar: Russia’s ‘shock therapist’

One of the architects of the so-called “shock therapy” economic reforms that dismantled post-Soviet Russia’s state-controlled economy died last week. Worldfocus researcher Christine Kiernan interviews Nina Krushcheva about the mixed legacy of Russian economist-cum-politician Yegor Gaidar.

Posted: December 24, 2009 13:29   Comments: 0
Ghana’s capital city blossoms with shops, cell phones

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Ghana’s capital city blossoms with shops, cell phones

Accra, the capital city of Ghana, was host to U.S. President Barack Obama's recent trip to Africa, during which he warned African nations they need to take care of themselves. A Worldfocus contributing blogger visited Accra and describes how the city has improved over the past decade.

Posted: July 21, 2009 13:45   Comments: 1
Muslim entrepreneurs adhere to Islam’s economic code

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Muslim entrepreneurs adhere to Islam’s economic code

Islam's economic code strictly forbids borrowing money on interest. Worldfocus contributor Luv Puri explores how Muslim-American entrepreneurs are reconciling the economic guidelines of their faith with the capitalist system in the U.S.

Posted: May 14, 2009 10:46   Comments: 3
Is the U.S. a fallen empire?

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Is the U.S. a fallen empire?

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the impact of the financial crisis on America's standing and talk of a "new world order."

Posted: October 21, 2008 09:55   Comments: 1
China allows peasants to trade and rent land

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China allows peasants to trade and rent land

Land reforms in China may transform the country's agriculture sector and alleviate rural poverty.

Posted: October 15, 2008 15:44   Comments: 0

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