You can view Loretta Napoleoni's Web page here, with a link to the book (Rogue Economics) which resulted from her research. There is a brief bio here, and the high-resolution version of her talk may be watched here. Download her talk in that and other versions from this link.
Friday, January 8, 2010
Italian economist Loretta Napoleoni lays out, in sixteen short minutes, the basis for her conclusion that terrorism operates just like any other business, seeking to exclude its competitors and to maximize profits. To fund her research, which began when she was allowed to interview the head of Italy's infamous Red Brigade, she sold her own company and then traveled around the world gaining access to terrorist groups who were only too happy to confirm their methods and goals with her:
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