Noví Jánošíci: chudým brát a bohatým dávat

Alberto Alesina a Francesco Giavazzi

Ze všech stran se ozývá volání po zvýšení zahraniční pomoci, po shovívavosti při splácení dluhů, po odpuštění dluhů. Volají rockové hvězdy, ,,antiglobalisté", náboženské organizace, různí zastánci rozvojových zemí, OSN. Volání, které ohlušuje.

,,Rozprávka", kterou toto hnutí na podporu rozvojových zemí šíří, je prostá a líbivá. Globální rozdíly v příjmech na jednoho obyvatele jsou příliš velké; globalizace zvyšuje příjmovou nerovnost; chudí dále chudnou a mnozí z nich hladoví, aby mohli splatit svoje dluhy. Je tedy potřeba mnohem více pomoci, více shovívavosti při splácení dluhů, neboť bohatí tohoto světa bohatnou jen na úkor chudých tohoto světa. Pomoc a snižování dluhů prý vyzvedne chudé země z prachu chudoby.

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