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Tom Streithorst

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London
Freelance Journalist
Covers:  War, Economics, American Foreign Policy, Basic Income

Obstinate ignorance is usually a manifestation of underlying political motives. — Michal Kalecki

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Biography

Based in London, Tom Streithorst writes about finance, economics, politics, international relations and art. He has directed documentaries in war zones, produced award winning commercials, and covered news stories on five continents.

He was born in Beirut and grew up in Latin America, Europe,...

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Sep 21, 2017

RT @ananavarro: Not enough coverage/attention of devastated Puerto Rico. If 3MM Americans were in such peril/distress in mainland, & it'd b…

Sep 21, 2017

RT @ishaantharoor: I think about this every time I get immersed in the politics of x European country... or even somewhere like Turkey…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Chief Cameraman/Editor for WDAM in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Who do you wish followed you?

Brad DeLong. And Larry Summers. And Martin Wolf.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

I interviewed Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Hezbollah, in his South Beirut lair in 2000. Also Post Scarcity Economics in the LA Review.