Enemies of the Poor

There are 3 comments on the Town Hall story from Jun 1, 2007, titled Enemies of the Poor. In it, Town Hall reports that:

“If I had money, I would open a grocery store”

"People here have no jobs," Mark Fenn admitted, after taking documentary producers on a tour of his $35,000 catamaran and the site of his new coastal home. via Town Hall

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Köln, Germany

#1 Jun 9, 2007
I met Mr. Fenn in 2005 and 2006. The short portrait and its implications don't fit to the very person of someone who is living in Madagascar for a long time and who is dedicated to conservation.

On the other hand, the undertone in the colported statements does fit. BUT: 0ne must imagine Sisyphus happy.

Just one comment to the so-called liberals and the conservatives (nit-)picking on them:
Sometimes it would be better to keep your voice down. Go there. Live "on the ground". DO something which would make a difference, if it would work. Try out. Come on. No drop of sweat will be wasted, eh?

Royal Oak, MI

#2 Jan 16, 2008
Hi, Fort Dauphin used to be a good a beautifull place to visite now it' s no more because the mining program runing everything there and the malagasy people always poor they are don't care about malagasy future and the environement only care what's good for them.

San Francisco, CA

#3 Jul 9, 2008
Well what do you suppose they do? You have to understand that there is nothin there....peoplel don't even have to money to buy food, so even though they want to make the place a better leaving ther is no mean to do that

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