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the offhand denial of any indigenous agency in the affair is rather insulting.

...and yet all too frequent in certain circles that think themselves as progressive. Progressive, not to the point of conceiving that the natives may grow restless without the CIA telling them to...

Even though the USA doesn't have the same colonialist past as European nations, paternalism is still alive and well.

by Bernard on Sun Dec 14th, 2014 at 01:35:29 PM EST
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