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It is always unfortunate when certain ideological stances preclude an adequate assessment of cause and effect. Governance in many countries is abysmal and the West is not immune to that charge. Not only are there increasing disparities within countries but also between countries and regions. Little of this has been due to any notion of neoliberalism, except in Western countries. But on the contrary, much of the problem has been entrenched by the abysmal record of governance within countries. I must refer one to the horrific record within Africa over the previous 50 years, as incompetence, ignorance, war, and greed has directly led to societal destruction. A vast collapse compared to the colonial infrastructure and improving lifestyles of their people's, including their health statistics. Many in Africa now understand the wonderful changes that occurred under colonial administrations, only to be destroyed by a racist ideology.