neocolonialist love

Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to neocolonialism; neocolonial.
  • n. A neocolonial person.

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Examples

  • ROME - Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, blamed for plunging his people into starvation, used his platform as Tuesday's opening speaker at the U.N. anti-hunger summit to decry what he called his neocolonialist foes.

    News

  • Not every critique is some kind of neocolonialist hack.

    Confluence of Interest

  • I know I was one of those critics who disapproved of Oprah's "neocolonialist" fantasy of building her "dream" school for disadvantaged girls in South Africa.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • But his tortured obit of a column this week on the official end of the neocolonialist disaster that has been the Iraq occupation reminds one that the three-time Pulitzer Prize winner often gets it wrong.

    Robert Scheer: On to the Next 'Bubble Fantasy'

  • The idea of annexing Haiti is a despicable piece of neocolonialist imperialism.

    Matthew Yglesias » Haiti and Foreign Aid Critis

  • "Avatar," on the other hand, is a fantasy-based movie about alien life forms who need to be rescued from neocolonialist corporate exploitation on a planet called Pandora.

    Hollywood's Real Money Machine

  • The notion that we could just waltz in and inject democracy into an extremely complicated, devout and ancient culture smacked -- still smacks -- of neocolonialist legerdemain.

    Surge Protection - Swampland - TIME.com

  • Consider South Africa: given the remarkable and unique power shift in the early1990s and the unimpeachable visage of a Nelson Mandela, mainstream world opinion went on autopilot for the rest of the decade and looked the other way as his successor Thabo Mbeki pushed an AIDS epidemic aside, claiming it was little more than a neocolonialist scare tactic.

    Stephen Macfarlane: Why a Small Team of Americans is Going to Spend November in Cambodia

  • Another avenue to change the debate in NATO would be a letter directly from the African Union asking for assistance in Darfur — notwithstanding the patronizing assurance we had received that the African Union could not conceivably accept the neocolonialist assistance of monstrous Americans who had invaded poor Iraq.

    The Only Way to Prevent Genocide

  • But the president says neocolonialist intervention has caused chronic food shortages in his country.

    CNN Transcript Nov 17, 2009

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