[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:

(1) 
http://www.yellowtimes.org/article.php?sid=921&mode=thread&orde
r=0 

(2) 
http://www.adelaideinstitute.org/Dissenters/finkelstein_hitchens.htm

(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
	genocide
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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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