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September 2, 2014 7:31 am

The great ‘poverty reduction’ hoax

 

Global poverty is much worse than the UN’s spin doctored story. The global poverty headcount has increased, and the triumphalist narrative is a lie.

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W. T. Whitney Jr., "Who Governs Cuba? Exploring the Social Composition of the Cuban Leadership"

 

The leadership is becoming more diverse in terms of race, gender, age, and so on. But Rafael Hernández cautions: Although “data reveal a greater presence of relatively disadvantaged groups . . . in key areas of the system. . . . professionals are now the most numerous socio-occupational group . . . rising to become […]

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Sacco and Vanzetti*

 

 Today is the 87th anniversary of the state-sponsored murder of Sacco and Vanzetti. What follows is a film review and essay that I wrote a few years ago. I think you will find it interesting. There are links for further study.

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