Category Archives: Foreign Affairs

The Oxfam Statistic is Only a Starting Point

A recent analysis by Oxfam, an international organization aimed at reducing poverty levels throughout the developing world, has calculated that the 85 wealthiest individuals own as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest individuals. The report has understandably met with … Continue reading

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Video: Glenn Greenwald in an Uphill Interview


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Over at the Cyniconomics blog, blogger ffwiley has put together a useful primer on the opposition on the part of the American people to military intervention in Syria. It’s so useful, in fact, that I’m going to post a large …

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Last week, I posted that somewhere around 9% of Americans supported a U.S. military intervention in Syria. This week, the Pew Research Center releases a poll showing that Americans oppose military intervention in Syria 48% to 29% overall. Americans are …

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