Peter
Schwartzstein

Brit-Yank journalist & environment consultant.
Fellow @ Center for Climate & Security, Reporting @NatGeo, @NYT, @Newsweek, @bbc etc

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Jul 25, 2013

Numbers, numbers everywhere, but not an accurate statistic in sight

FROM EGYPTIAN STREETS

‘So let me get this straight: how big were the demonstrations?’ an Irish friend recently asked me. I hummed and hawed, bandied around a few possible statistics, but then embarrassed, was forced to admit I didn’t really know. He was mightily unimpressed. After regaling him with tales of Ittihadeya...
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