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Yousef Khalil

Brooklyn, NY
Freelance Writer — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, The New Arab

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RT @ggreenwald: No matter how many times Green voters state they would not have voted Democratic - especially for Clinton - even if…
PSA: Before writing anything on how a European society has been successful, first flip your argument and apply it to explaining the problems facing a Third World country. Does what you’ve written become pretty racist? Revise accordingly. 
@HelenaGron @africasacountry Not denying Finnland's greatness, just the explanation 😊
This is garbage. Geographic determinism followed by a raft of culturalist tautologies that explain nothing: Finland is great because Finns trust each other, have "good basic virtues," it has had “wise leaders." Basically, Finland is great because it is. 
Why is Finland so great? “To begin with, the geography” in a harsh & remote place... “every person has to work hard for themselves. But that is not always enough. You have to help your neighbours.” By this logic, Saudi Arabia should be a socialist utopia. 
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