Myths about the Enlightenment Legacies of Freedom and Free Trade

Idealistic Values during the Enlightenment era
Enlightenment Values in Practice: Displacement of Native Peoples
Enlightenment in Practice: Slavery as a Big Business to increase Europe’s Capital
The Raj benefited the British to the detriment of the Indian
Famine in India during the British Raj
Elected Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba of recently independent Congo, ousted by Western interests in order to replace him with dictator Mobutu Sese Seko.

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