Facts don’t figure in stats jungle
Huddled around conference tables across the country are interest groups writing 2016 pre-budget submissions. Most will contain statistics which seek to authoritatively define various problems. After all, numbers are assumed to be immune from political prejudice. They are black and white facts presented as accurate readings of a problem.
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