Sunday, February 3, 2013

The New Scramble for Africa

My hero, John Pilger, tells it like it is:

Here's his website, which is worth following regularly for real news:

I often think of Pilger's quote about people who refuse to listen to what they don't want to hear, as "the terminally naïve" - unfortunately we're surrounded by people like this, who when push comes to shove prefer to call people 'conspiracy theorists' and fall back on divide-and-rule reactionism, instead of listening carefully and going away to do their own research. And now we see the results of this wilful ignorance: maybe we get what we deserve?

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