Patrick Jean Baptiste

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An Appeal for Foreign Aid to Haiti

Haiti has, since the January 2010 earthquake, been promised substantial foreign aid, namely in the form of money from donor ...


Investing in the Future

Investing in a modern university education bears little risk in today’s difficult financial times.


A Global Economy

President Obama should emphasize increased globalization.


The Necessary Regulation

A healthy dose of guarded capitalism is what America needs.

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Ignorance is Not Bliss

The government should resolve to educate the American public about the fundamental idea of economics: the idea of having unlimited wants but scarce resources.


A (Phone) Call for Sanity

I’m not advocating smashing your BlackBerries and iPhones upon the completion of this article, but it is worth reflecting on how much of your life depends on the technology.