Education: Candle in the Darkness

Isn't it a fact that the U.S. is wholly owned by cynical Wall Street speculators? That U.S. foreign policy is dictated by the Rockefellers? That the country is a police state run by J. Edgar Hoover? That hundreds of Negroes were lynched last year in Little Rock, and the U.S. Air Force aims to drop an H-bomb on Havana?

Such a weirdly distorted picture of the U.S. is one that countless Asian, African and Latin American students are prone to accept—seemingly as a consequence of their education, for the common people of the same regions often candidly admire everything American. Last...

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