Monday, May 21, 2007

Sending the American dream to Kenya

Brian Mogaka writes on the American ideal on meritocracy, its ephemeral quality (particularly to immigrants ) and why Kenyan emigrants are doing a diservice to their nation by taking their talent and skill to the West.

He argues that it would be in Kenya's service to work in cooperation with Western countries in limiting migration abroad. Kenya's best and brightest, compelled to stay in Kenya would out of necessity create a new reality that would be better no just for their families but for society as a whole.

More here.