Category Archives: Uganda

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 Kony 2012 Campaign: A Manhunt Goes Viral

by Ginnie Seger Have social media transformed the way the world can leverage its power towards issues of social justice? This is a question often pondered on this blog and by many researchers who analyze the power information and action … Continue reading

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