[Marxism] From a Bangladeshi friend on Matt Yglesias

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 26 09:48:02 MDT 2013


"The Oriental places a different value on life than we in the West do." -
General William Westmoreland
On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 8:46 AM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:

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> Dear Louis,
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> Yglesias's opinion is particularly awful not only because of its "moral"
> view but also because of bad journalism.
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> Second, he holds the notion that the life of a Bangaldeshi has less
> intrinsic valuable that of a Western person.  This is the old imperialist
> and racist view, not different from those propagated by the worst regimes
> of history and often the basis of great atrocities.



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