January 19, 2006

THE BELMONT CLUB looks at the post-post-colonial world:

The problem of what to do with chaos in the Third World is the one thing to which the pop doctrines of multiculturalism and transnationalism had no answer. The system of double-accounting, where Washington news was highlighted while events resulting in hundreds of thousands of Third World deaths [were] relegated to the back pages was the outcome of a system which knew how to the critique the one but not the other.

Read the whole thing.