Saïd Amin
@said

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Seattle, WA
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Apr 9, 2015

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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Sexual harassment has its moment, finally making it to the top of the agenda, but quickly becomes just another sordid installment of Democrats vs Republicans, political tribalism and partisan schadenfreude.

And we wonder why public trust in the government remains near historic lows. (source: http: ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
What a great mental exercise.
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Re: my comment about the arrest of KSA's second richest (Al Amoudi), turns out that his impact on Ethiopia's economy is much more meaningful than I imagined.

"In the nearly ten years a since then it has become even harder to estimate the exact value of Al-Amoudi’s total investment in Ethiopia, whi ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
Regardless of the administration the US has followed the footsteps of all past superpowers; each aggressively exerting its dominance globally and over all its rivals. History shows us that there's never been a peaceful superpower (a bit of an oxymoron there). Not the Mongols, British, Romans, Soviet ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
There are plenty of sources/studies backing a much lower figure of around 2-8%
web.stanford.edu/group/maan/cgi-bin/?page_id=297

To be fair, I have also read some reports questioning the veracity of those figures but 40%
is an outlier (reason.com/blog/2017/09/11/devos-campus-rape-repo ... Read more
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