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The Sword Is Mightier Than the Pen
Power Line, by John Hinderaker

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Posted By:Hazymac, 10/11/2017 7:56:11 PM

I don’t think we have written about the article by Professor Bruce Gilley of Portland State University titled “The Case For Colonialism,” which was published in Third World Quarterly. I haven’t read the article, but this is the abstract. It sounds as though the article is in line with my own thinking on the subject. While it certainly had its dark side–e.g., pretty much anything involving Belgium–European colonialism was, on the whole, a positive force: "For the last 100 years, Western colonialism has had a bad name. It is high time to question this orthodoxy. Western colonialism was, as a general

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bighambone, 10/12/2017 12:54:45 PM     (No. 11414671)

While being interviewed on TV, Barack Obama’s half brother who lives in Kenya said that that generally during the twentieth century the colonial countries that maintained good relations with the British until they achieved independence are generally doing good economically, while the colonial countries that commenced armed insurgence against the British until they gained independence, like Kenya, are not doing good economically.

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