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  •  Reading the comments, is not encouraging (4+ / 0-)

    So many people are defensive. It is not a contest between class and race--It is however a fact that we need to understand the role of both in maintaining our current unfair and unjust economic system.

    The Black Jacobins: a Class Analysis of Revolution:

    The race question is subsidiary to the class question in politics, and to think of imperialism in terms of race is disastrous. But to neglect the racial factor as merely incidental is an error only less grave than to make it fundamental. (283)

    "IJDH provides the tools for people who care about Haiti to make a real difference on the ground."-- Bishop Thomas Gumbleton

    by allie123 on Tue Jul 26, 2011 at 06:40:23 PM PDT

    •  And from the Reuter's site (0+ / 0-)

      we get these insightful comments:

      Bear589 wrote:
      I’ll be sure to file this in my Data Bank Of Useless Knowledge.

      Jul 26, 2011 3:04pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
      ConradU812 wrote:
      Thanks Reuters. I suppose the whites are, once again, responsible for this disparity?

      Jul 26, 2011 3:06pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
      CadronBoy wrote:
      And yet another “record” under the Obama administration. I knew he was spending, printing and borrowing money like there was no tomorrow, but I didn’t realize he was doing it on the back of those minorities that helped him into the White House. Just more of Obama’s “change” and “hope”….

      Frankly, I blame everything on Nixon.

      by J Orygun on Tue Jul 26, 2011 at 09:45:02 PM PDT

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