ECON: Re: Russia coming around?

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Mon Nov 19 2001 - 07:57:34 MST

>From: "Randy Smith" <>

>Yes, I would not be surprised to see a flurry of "news stories"
>about how the Russian economy is "coming around", seeing as how
>the utter failure of the Russian economy is a persistent reminder
>that neoconservative/libertarian politics is simply a concession
>of the ownership rights of the citizens to the upper classes.

How do you acount for Poland making the transistion so effectively?

>I think I am starting to see a glimmer of recognition among few
>serious op-ed columnists. Maybe the Islamic terrorism will be a
>catalyst for a new strain of political thought, one that is a
>meld of socialism, populism, and business.

Thanks! I needed a good laugh....


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