Christopher Lingle: September 2005 Archives

The Politics of Population Control

One of the biggest casualties in the battle over democracy and demography is individual freedom. For their part, India and China fought this war using coercive policies to impose controls on population growth. India's program of forced sterilization under Indira... Read More

The Case for Cutting Indonesia's Fuel Subsidy

The Indonesian rupiah has lost more than 5% of its value against the US dollar this year and is at its lowest rate since March 2002. Perhaps the single most important cause of the weakness is the Indonesian government's subsidies... Read More

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