How To Blame Poor Countries For A Food Crisis

Don’t worry about capitalism collapsing, just look at these dumb darkies!

My friend Amita Arudpragasam wrote an article in Foreign Policy called How to End Sri Lanka’s Food Crisis. I know Amita and like her very much, but I’m afraid I must go hard here because the article is very wrong. I will attack the piece based on three core assumptions contained in the headline. Obviously read the whole thing yourself.

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Indrajit Samarajiva is a Sri Lankan writer. Newsletter at www.indi.ca, or just email me at indi@indi.ca.