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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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@tomstreithorst — 437 followers, 8,228 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

RT @MuslimIQ: Manafort rigs Presidential election: •Home for Thanksgiving Meek Mill’s technical parole violation: •2-4 years pr…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @RichardHaass: Good for @60Minutes to focus on under-reported conflict in Yemen, but why no mention of direct and indirect US role…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @jonleeanderson: La Iglesia celebra una docena de misas en honor a Franco y Primo de Rivera este #20N  http://m.eldiario.es/_22a5d0b9  via @eldiarioes

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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.