Reihan wants to remake the globe:

What the world needs is an economic superpower that represents the interests of the world’s poor: Call it Pooristan. Stretching from sub-Saharan Africa to central and south Asia to the islands of the Pacific to the Americas, this mega-state would include all those people the economist Paul Collier calls “the Bottom Billion.” But rather than see this vast population as a burden, Pooristan would recognize it as the world’s greatest untapped resource.

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