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Alex White

Alex White is a PhD candidate in history at the University of Cambridge, researching propaganda and persuasion in late colonial Africa.


Not that complex

A new HBO documentary exposes the harm caused by unqualified aid workers in Uganda, but its attempts to complicate the narrative ultimately fall flat.

A tale of two reviews

In the 1960s, two African nationalist magazines shared a name—but declassified files reveal that they were on opposite sides of a literary Cold War.