Profile writers habitually compare Aung San Suu Kyi and Nelson Mandela for obvious reasons. Both have displayed immense bravery; both have endured many years of incarceration at the behest of brutal regimes; both are articulate and photogenic.
I fear that it will soon be possible to draw another parallel. Following his release, Mandela and his comrades were persuaded to turn South Africa into a dreamland for global corporations. The ANC proved so “generous” in allowing foreign...
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