Abby Martin remarks on the recent air tragedy in Eastern Ukraine, calling out the insensitivity by international media outlets to politicize the downing of Malaysian passenger airliner and also the state sponsorship of militias worldwide.
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Noticed via OrgTheory:
The finding is simple. War casualties, as a fraction of the population, positively correlate with how historians rate presidents. More death = better presidents. The regression model includes some controls, like economic growth. This is consistent with sociological research on state building, which has traditionally linked wars, bureaucratic growth, and tax collection.