Yankee Imperialism in East Africa: Divided They Fall

An intelligent US citizen might ask, “why are US ambassadors traveling to Africa to intervene in its military affairs, promising money to certain factions and intervening in its elections? Why aren’t time, energy and resources used to fix the many, many problems in the US?

There are at least three main purposes of US involvement. These include to control the natural resources, to install governments friendly to US foreign policy, and to keep national governments in Africa divided against each other so no coherent national forces enter the world stage as independent actors. They’re not finding it so easy.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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