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Ethiopia: Double-digit Growth? Quadruple-digit Propaganda!

Behind Ethiopia’s “double-digit growth” crock of statistical horse manure lies nothing but triple-digit nonsense and quadruple-digit propaganda.

Behind the “double-digit” growth crock of statistical horse manure, Ethiopia is nothing but the third poorest country on the planet with 87% of its population are designated as poor, 71% living in severe poverty, and 58% destitute.


I took all of the photographs on this page in 2016 and 2017. They are a handful of hundreds of photographs I took there during my four years in Ethiopia as a professor.

Don’t get me wrong, though. Ethiopia is a beautiful country, with amazing natural beauty and historical and archaeological sites, and so many wonderful people. I will share my photos of some of these on a happier post. Continue reading Ethiopia: Double-digit Growth? Quadruple-digit Propaganda!