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Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Crying Wolfie

Good little article at Dar al-Hayat about the underlying problems surrounding Paul Wolfowitz's adventures at the World Bank. It's by well-known aid critic William Easterly and is sponsored by the Cato Institute, so caveat lector, but I'm happy to see that there's someone else out there who's noticed that it's not like the WB was this paragon of ideal Weberian bureaucracy* before Wolfowitz's arrival. For a leftist take on the same idea, see Naomi Klein at The Nation.

* I am very old and remember when "bureaucracy" wasn't a swearword. Admittedly that was a hundred years ago, but I use very good face cream, you see, and stay out of the sun.

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