[Marxism] Help on Hitchens (or Ignatieff) on railroad and indian genocide

David Quarter davidquarter at sympatico.ca
Thu Apr 8 14:57:24 MDT 2004

 It was Hitchens:



(do a word check for "native"). 

From:           	"Gilles d'Aymery" <aymery at ix.netcom.com>
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Subject:        	[Marxism] Help on Hitchens (or Ignatieff) on railroad and indian
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> Can any one help me here?
> Some time ago, either Hitchens or Ignatieff wrote something to the 
> effect that -- and I paraphrase -- yes there had been a US genocide 
> of the Indians but one should also keep in mind that we had brought 
> the railroad to the West. I think to remember that he (Hitchens) was 
> responding to either Zinn, Said or Chomsky.
> Sorry for my vagueness. Does this ring a bell?
> Thanks,
> Gilles d'Aymery
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