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Do you know Omar al Bashir?

I recently ask students in a graduate class I teach on ‘media, culture and international affairs’ to do an experiment: take a camera, go outside (really downstairs on the New…..

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The Model and The Activist

[vodpod id=Video.3581980&w=512&h=296&fv=playerForm%3DDelvePlayer%26amp%3BmediaId%3De5550cbf31d0439a94bf54c4a3caa9e3] We’ve all heard the one about the model and the dictator. The setting is South Africa, 1997. President Nelson Mandela is hosting several prominent figures as guests in…..

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Six Degrees of Charles Taylor

The former Liberian warlord, who is being tried for war crimes, is in mainstream American news again this week: