The New York Times
Op-Ed Contributor
Romney Hasn’t Done His Homework
By JARED DIAMOND
Published: August 1, 2012

MITT ROMNEY’S latest controversial remark, about the role of culture in explaining why some countries are rich and powerful while others are poor and weak, has attracted much comment. I was especially interested in his remark because he misrepresented my views and, in contrasting them with another scholar’s arguments, oversimplified the issue.

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