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« (Book Review) Political Power Without Development: The Paradox of the South Province | Main | The State of Social Justice and Digital Media in Africa »

August 26, 2009

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emile

Insightful documentary.Check out what oil money pays for in the case of Cameroon.http://www.rue89.com/2009/08/28/43-chambres-et-42-000-par-jour-pour-les-vacances-de-paul-biya

larry

Watch full episode here: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/wideangle/episodes/once-upon-a-coup/full-episode/5496/

Emil I Mondoa

China has beat out the West in Africa. The West props dictators and their families

China props up dictators too, but by helping to develop infrastructure and ameliorate poverty, they do not invite the wrath of the people.

That, after all, is the same formula that has worked so far in China: economic liberalism and very little political freedom. People will compromise their political freedoms when they are doing OK economically. Watch out when they have nothing to lose.

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