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Empathy for the Poor Is Not Enough

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07/09/2020Gerardo Enrique Garibay Camarena

It's a good thing when politicians recognize that there are people out there who are less fortunate than the political class. But this empathy only does anyone any good if policymakers refrain from socialistic government schemes that make poverty worse.

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Original Article: "Empathy for the Poor Is Not Enough".

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Gerardo Enrique Garibay Camarena

Gerardo Garibay Camarena is a Mexican writer and political analyst with experience in the private and public sector. He’s editor of, author of two books—Sin medias tintas and López, Carter, Reagan—and a weekly columnist for many online news organizations. His new book is Cómo jugar al ajedrez sin dados, a guide to reading politics and understanding politicians.