The political economy of the end of tyranny

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March 1, 2011
Reason
by Ronald Bailey  
Posted in Commentary

"The history of the last 60 years is not just an unending series of coups and cyclical repression. The Freedom House Index of Freedom shows that a substantial number of countries have made the transition from dictatorship to political freedom during that time. Today, 87 out of the world’s 194 countries are free. When will a country successfully make the transition from dictatorship to democracy?" (03/01/11)

http://reason.com/archives/2011/03/01/the-political-economy-of-tyran  

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