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Are the ignorant in power?

09-15-2019 12:36 am

In March 2014, the Washington Post conducted a survey in the US on a national sample on Russia`s invasion of Crimea. The question asked was: how should the US act in Ukraine? Given that two thirds of Americans claimed that they were watching the situation “somewhat closely”, the survey findings came as a surprise. Only one out of six Americans could locate Ukraine on the map. However, it was found that there was a close link between their ignorance and the path they preferred the US to take: the less they knew about Ukraine`s location, the higher their appetite for an US military intervention. To put it differently, the more ignorant the public was about geopolitics, the stronger they felt about a US military intervention. This is just a facet of an extremely worrying trend that we are seeing and Romania is no exception. It is a general aversion to subject-matter experts` opinion across

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Are the ignorant in power?

09-15-2019 12:36 am

In March 2014, the Washington Post conducted a survey in the US on a national

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Messrs Musk and Ma are wrong

09-08-2019 2:03 pm

This week a debate between Jack Ma, the CEO of the Alibaba Chinese conglomerate

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The hypocrisy setting the world`s forests ablaze. The Amazon is only the beginning.

08-28-2019 9:34 pm

The Amazon rainforest is going up in flames. Here is one telling piece of statistics

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Central banks buy hundreds of tons of gold. What about us?

08-23-2019 2:41 pm

Bloomberg is signaling the fact that in the first six months of the year countries

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70 percent of Romania's military equipment dates back to the Soviet era

08-05-2019 11:00 am

This is the second part of my talk with retired lieutenant general Alexandru

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