Politicians campaigning for Brexit did so with imperial nostalgia mixed with the white man's burden
The speech appeared to be an eerie echo of the white man's burden
, which implies that it is the white man's job to teach the 'inferior' races how to live.
A White Man's Burden
will recall the atrocity at Sharpeville, South Africa, in 1960 when police fired on people protesting against the pass laws which required black people to carry personal details.
He regards it as a type of racism that "takes up the white man's burden
for the new American century.
Some writers wrote satires that were taken seriously, others wrote serious pieces that weren't taken seriously and then there were the white man's burden
, brown man's burden and burdens that came in other colors, being discussed in articles that tried to complicate a debate that has been pretty simple all along.
Five years later, Easterly advanced those themes in The White Man's Burden
, which divided development activists into misguided Planners and problem-solving Searchers.
If there is one thing I learned about Iran's presidential election, it is the existence of the White Man's Burden
amongst some in the Iranian Diaspora community: Iranian-Americans thousands of miles away from Iran, dictating their Western education and values to "backwards," "deprived" and "mullah-loving" people in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Rudyard Kipling, one of our greatest heroes, wrote The White Man's Burden
, in which he wrote it was incumbent on the Americans to go and civilise the savages in the Philippines.
In this argument, they mirror Easterly's division of the development world of "planners" and "searchers" as stated within The White Man's Burden
(2006) with "tellers" and "listeners," where tellers believe that communication is about "telling people what to do and about changing behavior," versus listeners, who "are more interested in participatory communication, advocacy and a search for common meaning" (p.
Rider Haggard's She, Rudyard Kipling's "The White Man's Burden
," Bram Stoker's Dracula, and H.
It was in the late 1890s, when King Leopold II was colonizing the Congo and the United States was annexing the Philippines, that Kipling published "The White Man's Burden
," a poem exhorting U.
Kipling who famously justified the Western colonization and European imperialism in the now infamous poem, The White Man's Burden
, was nothing if not a pragmatist.