AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Musa Okwonga

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Monday, July 8th, 2013

The UK government is now tweeting its contempt for people of color

If you want to learn something about the state of political debate in the UK right now, you could do worse than to read through the public reaction to the UK Home Office’s decision last week to tweet out pictures of alleged “illegal immigrants” being arrested, along with the promise that with new legislation “there

Friday, March 16th, 2012

#Kony2012 and British media

To British eyes the polished, high-gloss viral campaign of Invisible Children's 26 minute video--with its high-end production, fast paced edits and expensive motion graphics--clearly favors the grabby style of American political campaign imagery, a style that is...

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

The #Kony2012 show

The boy had lost his brother, and as he wept before Jason Russell’s camera, Jason Russell brushed back the loose strands of his magnificent blond coiffure (who will play him in the movie version?) and told the...