Friday, July 15, 2005

Hong Kong: Food for thought

EconLog questions the axiom that democracy and economic freedom must go hand-in-hand, and uses Hong Kong as a case in point. The former colony's history suggests that economic freedom was imposed on an unwilling, or at least indifferent, populace. If the connection between social and economic freedom is not as close as we often assume, this may have implications for US global strategy.


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