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The "Stunning Success" of the Green Revolution Is Yet Another Progressive Myth

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09/28/2022Kristoffer Mousten Hansen
Narrator: 
Michael Stack

An enduring progressive myth is that thanks to Western technologies and compassionate NGOs, American agricultural scientists saved the developing world via the Green Revolution. Not surprisingly, the truth is found elsewhere.

Original Article: "The "Stunning Success" of the Green Revolution Is Yet Another Progressive Myth"

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Author:

Kristoffer Mousten Hansen

Kristoffer Mousten Hansen is a research assistant at the Institute for Economic Policy at Leipzig University. He received his PhD from the University of Angers and is a former Mises Institute research fellow. 

Original Article: 
The "Stunning Success" of the Green Revolution Is Yet Another Progressive Myth