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When the Utopia Becomes the Imperialist’s Pied-à-Terre


Not to be too cynical or whatever, but when she wasn’t otherwise occupied with satiating the hunger for performative reflection on matters of historic racial injustice last week in Ghana, Nancy Pelosi’s itinerary suggested a rather portentous truth; namely, that the only thing foreseeably “Pan-” about Africa is U.S. military hegemony on the continent.

It is, of course, worth mentioning that the primary political objective of #ADOS, if attained, would dramatically and materially impinge on the wherewithal needed to see that fortress-building enterprise through, and would not be insignificant in helping de-realize the continent’s becoming one big assembly plant of global destruction, sorrow, and death.

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