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… is from page 155 of Bas Van Der Vossen’s and Jason Brennan’s superb 2018 book, In Defense of Openness (original emphasis): Growth is what actually saves lives, actually reduces misery, and actually meets people’s basic needs over time. Past economic growth is why Bas, Jason, Peter Singer, and our readers are debating how much a duty we have to rescue distant strangers, rather than ourselves jostling for the best position in a breadline. Future growth is our best bet – possibly our only bet – to lift the millions who are suffering out of poverty. Comments

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… is from page 155 of Bas Van Der Vossen’s and Jason Brennan’s superb 2018 book, In Defense of Openness (original emphasis):

Quotation of the Day…Growth is what actually saves lives, actually reduces misery, and actually meets people’s basic needs over time. Past economic growth is why Bas, Jason, Peter Singer, and our readers are debating how much a duty we have to rescue distant strangers, rather than ourselves jostling for the best position in a breadline. Future growth is our best bet – possibly our only bet – to lift the millions who are suffering out of poverty.

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He is a professor of economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Previously, he was president of the Foundation for Economic Education.

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