AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Wikileaks

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The Meme Edition

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Monday, May 9th, 2011

Africa’s media considered

By Elliot Ross, Guest Blogger We don’t give Africa a pass just because we are Africans. It’s a mistake to respond to blanket negative coverage with blanket positive coverage. Africa is overexposed not underexposed. We just get...

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Wikileaks and “the ultimate show of power’

Slavoj Žižek, in a piece about Wikileaks, for the London Review of Books. The ultimate show of power on the part of the ruling ideology is to allow what appears to be powerful criticism. There is no lack...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

What do leftists make of Wikileaks?

Not everyone is so taken with what Wikileaks has wrought. I’d be curious to hear what some of you think of this take of Wikileaks and Assange, by a reader, an American leftist: … I’m refusing to...

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Gaddafi’s voluptuous Ukranian nurse

1. Anyone who has done any kind of archival research will know immediately the use of the WikiLeaks cables, and also their limits. Now that the superficial and the obvious are out of the way, the truly...