• Seeking Hope in Africa

    The spread of technology, the rule of law, and market economics have helped pull billions of people out of poverty — except in Africa.

  • Freedom Offers Best Answer to Poverty Question

    RALEIGH — Poor people around the globe need more freedom, not more paternalism, as they strive to climb out of poverty. That’s the assessment of the New York University economist who delivered Monday night’s fifth annual John W. Pope Lecture at N.C. State University.