MaverickM11
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Desmond Tutu: Black Empowerment Not Working

Tue Dec 28, 2004 3:10 am

Desmond Tutu has criticized the South African black empowerment affirmative action program since it (shock, dismay) benefits only a small, already wealthy, already powerful minority. Thabo Mbeki, of course, lashes out irrationally at Desmond Tutu.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/4035809.stm

http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2004/s1250273.htm

http://news.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/11/27/wsaf27.xml
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RE: Desmond Tutu: Black Empowerment Not Working

Tue Dec 28, 2004 4:47 am

"The cockpit, what is it?" "It's the little room in the front of the plane where the pilot sits, but that's not importan
 
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RE: Desmond Tutu: Black Empowerment Not Working

Tue Dec 28, 2004 5:23 am

Thanks Delta, but I bet 75%+ of the South African populace would be raising their hand.
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RE: Desmond Tutu: Black Empowerment Not Working

Tue Dec 28, 2004 5:29 am

Consider the role of overbreeding and insisting on living in cities and refusal to grow one's own food in causing "poverty."

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RE: Desmond Tutu: Black Empowerment Not Working

Tue Dec 28, 2004 9:46 am

I think it's a *smidge* more complicated than that.
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RE: Desmond Tutu: Black Empowerment Not Working

Tue Dec 28, 2004 9:59 am

And I'll bet you have less than 10% of the US raising their hands...maybe they're just "unsure"  Laugh out loud

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RE: Desmond Tutu: Black Empowerment Not Working

Tue Dec 28, 2004 10:05 am

Hey well we obviously have one with MaverickM11 Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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