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The new wretched of the earth

from 21.10.2005

On February 21, 2005, the New York Times ran a lead article with the title "More Africans Enter U.S. Than in Days of Slavery". The comparison is not only offensive (to put it mildly), it is dangerous. It confirms the feeling that the West has become a receptacle for the rest of the world's misery ...

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