The Germans had a word for such movements of entire populations out of the cities, Michael, I think they called it "das endliche losung" - and, just think, they were fed and clothed during the entire ride.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Perelman" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 7:38 PM Subject: [PEN-L:32741] Chomsky > I thought that Jim, Thiago, and Max answered Steve quite well. Chomsky > was not concerned about defending Cambodia, only trying to show the > hypocracy of the US. Once in France, I saw a very interesting Yugoslavian > documentary on Cambodia. It made the case that Pol Pot had to move the > people out of the cities in order to avoid starvation. It did not defend > the massacres, nor would anyone on this list. > > To say that Iraq before the Gulf War had some success in developing health > and education does not make someone a supporter of SH. All too often in > political discourse to say a positive word about any of today's demons, > makes one an agent of the devil. > > -- > Michael Perelman > Economics Department > California State University > Chico, CA 95929 > > Tel. 530-898-5321 > E-Mail [EMAIL PROTECTED] >