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  • v. Present participle of immiserate.

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Examples

  • It would be nice to allow some emigration to help relieve the burdens of the reconstruction effort, but making relocation to the developed world the centerpiece of our relief effort is going to end up immiserating and starving more people than a conventional assistance mission.

    Matthew Yglesias » Haiti

  • Unfortunately for Frum these new values will be diametrically opposed to the modern conservative movement, which is devoted to immiserating the vast majority of the population while telling them to be self-reliant, uncaring, and greedy if they want to get ahead, and, of course, ensuring that the obscenely rich get even richer.

    Matthew Yglesias » DeMint’s Remnant

  • So your argument is that Anderson brought up — unprompted — that Israel had an uncivilized policy of deliberately immiserating 1.5 million people because (working from your atomic bomb analogies) he was highlighting that Israel is trying to win a major war?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Israeli Version of Ship Incident

  • You then say that previous commenter said that Israel was deliberately immiserating 1.5 million people “just for kicks.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Israeli Version of Ship Incident

  • The more appropriate response to the Man Who Watches is to agree that all moral actors should do everything in their power to remove the Hamas government that is immiserating the people ofGaza.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Israeli Version of Ship Incident

  • People will come here no matter how high you build that wall, because we've dumped our toxic corporations and immiserating economic policies on the other side, from which most of us would flee as well.

    Randall Amster: Phoenix Rising ... and the Struggle Continues

  • Previous commenter suggested that Israel was deliberately immiserating 1.5 million people.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Israeli Version of Ship Incident

  • So your argument is that Anderson brought up — unprompted — that Israel had an uncivilized policy of deliberately immiserating 1.5 million people because working from your atomic bomb analogies he was highlighting that Israel is trying to win a major war?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Israeli Version of Ship Incident

  • This pot is more like a blender that liquifies dissent as it conducts its immiserating agenda.

    In the Mix, a Recipe for De-MOCK-cracy

  • The history of 18th and 19th century cycles suggests that the radical turns and gyres would be all the more radical and immiserating.

    The Misery Curve

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