[Marxism] Paul Theroux and imperialism

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon May 14 18:33:15 MDT 2012


Posted to Marxmail in 2005 by Steve Sharra:
>
> In his op-ed piece in today's New York Times, Paul Theroux points out the
> destructive myths that portray Africa as a place that can only be saved by
> outside help. Using the example of Malawi, where he taught as a Peace Corps
> volunteer in the 1960s, and where he recently returned for a short visit,
> Mr. Theroux argues that Africa needs its doctors and teachers, trained on
> the public purse, to stay and work there, rather than immigrating to the
> global North.
>
> Full
> at:<http://mlauzi.blogspot.com/2005/12/paul-therouxs-mythomaniacs-and.html>
>
> http://mlauzi.blogspot.com/
> Midwiving the Afrikan Rebirth




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