Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Franchising Apartheid

I want to draw your attention to an outstanding and carefully documented essay, entitled 'Franchising “Apartheid”: Why South Africans Push the Analogy' written by Rhoda Kadalie and Julia Bertelsmann (her daugher) at http://z-word.com/uploads/assets/documents/Franchising%20Apartheid

Here are the opening words: On a cold night in Johannesburg last year, a bus pulled up outside the American consulate. It was the 40th anniversary of the Six Day War in the Middle East—June being a winter month in South Africa—and several dozen activists planned to mark the occasion by protesting U.S. support for “Apartheid Israel.”...


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