Author Archives: saltyd

Leveraging Guilt: The Kony 2012 Campaign & the Militarization of Africa

by Dan Gordon* Special to Sutradhar’s Market In 1877, the British Empire was at the height of its glory, the Spanish Empire would soon collapse, and a young Oxford student named Cecil Rhodes was writhing in the dirt, gripped by … Continue reading

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The American Media Blackout Israeli Apartheid Week Again

by Dan Gordon Special to Sutradhar’s Market There’s a yearly event that takes place in cities across the world, from Albuquerque to Ljubljana.  All across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Australia there will be speakers and movie … Continue reading

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The BBC Sells Out to Public Relations

by Dan Gordon Special to Sutradhar’s Market Earlier this month, Britain’s The Independent noted that the BBC was broadcasting a television apology to 74 million of its viewers around the world.   The BBC, touted by many Americans who consider themselves … Continue reading

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