Sunday, October 7, 2007

Political Tragedies: Ongoing, 21st Century

Here is the system the military dictatorship of Burma/Myanmar is killing people to keep in place:

Political rights: 7, the lowest possible (Freedom House)

Civil liberties: 7, the lowest possible (Freedom House)

Press freedom: 164 of 166 countries (Reporters Without Borders)

Freedom from corruption: 179 of 179 countries (Transparency International)

Economic freedom: 140 of 141 countries (Economic Freedom of the World)

(h/t Johan Norberg)

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