The trouble with gradualism

For years disgruntled humourists have been saying that we pay Swedish taxes and in return get Haitian public services. That may be an exaggeration, but to many it seems realistic enough.

by JAMES NEILSON* Former editor of the Buenos Aires Herald (1979-1986).

Like the Fabian socialists in Victorian times who assumed it would be far better to wear down their enemies little by little, much as did the Roman general Quintus Fabius Maximus in his war to the death against the Carthaginians, rather than...

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