“Fifty years, and billions of dollars in post-colonial international aid have doe little to lift Africa from chronic poverty. African societies are crippled societies. You can’t keep these people living on handouts, because that doesn’t change their lives.”
– Eritrea’s President explaining to the World Bank why he was rejecting their $200M aid package.
The video below is an excerpt from a speech delivered by geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser of StopImperialism.org at the 2015 Young People’s Front for Democracy and Justice Conference on August 22 this year.