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Which country is the best colonizer? - By Joel Waldfogel - Slate Magazine




This article asks: Are the islands that experienced European colonization for a longer period of time richer today? And concludes that they are.

The academic rewriting of the negative effects of colonialism continue.

Which country is the best colonizer? - By Joel Waldfogel - Slate Magazine

Apart from the questionable methods through which the 'research' is carried out crucial questions must be asked. Such as: 'Could a few formerly colonised countries which were colonised longer have better living standards today because of the longer period they had global capitalist infrastructure forced down their throats, an infrastructure which is the only means to survive in today's capitalist world?'