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Terrorism's just another word for nothing left ot lose

As Janis Joplin sang, in Me and Bobby McGee:

"Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose
And nothin' ain't worth nothin' but it's free
Feelin' good was easy, Lord, when Bobby sang the blues
And buddy, that was good enough for me
Good enough for me and my Bobby McGee."

Another word for "nothing keft to lose" is revolution, the kind of civic uprising seen all over the world in the wake of the 2008 economic crisis.

In 1996, US President Bill Clinton was warned of the risks of leaving people in poverty. it was both a moral and strategic case. In 2003 reflecting on the earlier warning offered another warning from where he was living , in Crimea

"By leaving people in poverty, at risk of their lives due to lack of basic living essentials, we have stepped across the boundary of civilization. We have conceded that these people do not matter, are not important. Allowing them to starve to death, freeze to death, die from deprivation, or simply shooting them, is in the end exactly the same thing. Inflicting or allowing poverty on a group of people or an entire country is a formula for disaster."

"In the emerging global war against terrorism, first response has necessarily been to target and destroy existing terrorist organizations. This is a case of global self-defense. Preventing terrorism is at least equally important. There is an emerging consensus that poverty provides the essential breeding ground for terrorism to emerge. People with nothing have nothing to lose and much to gain."

"People with nothing have nothing to lose" has since been re-iterated many times, as Google will reveal

How then  do we prevent terrorism?

Tackling terrorsim throug compassionate economics