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Tanzania Was East Africa’s Strongest Democracy. Then Came ‘The Bulldozer.’ (The Atlantic)

May 15, 2019

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“Economic management in a democracy means that people need to have a shared understanding of reality,” says Justin Sandefur, a senior fellow at the Washington, D.C.–based Center for Global Development, who formerly advised Tanzania’s National Bureau of Statistics. “The government is working really hard to make sure it has a monopoly on that shared understanding.”

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