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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Kony 2012 Campaign

For all you activists and drive-by activists, Ive compiled this list of good reading that touches on what is up with Uganda aside from the Kony 2012 hype. Kony needs to go, but supporting all military action is questionable. Keep an open mind and think big. It IS great that we ALL are now aware, now lets examine the issues

Obamas action and what it entails: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/136673/mareike-schomerus-tim-allen-and-koen-vlassenroot/obama-takes-on-the-lra?page=show

Oil in Uganda: http://www.guardian.co.uk/katine/2009/dec/02/oil-benefits-rural-uganda

Nigeria first African country up to turn down use of US dollar: http://www.businessinsider.com/china-renminbi-convertibility-2012-3

Regarding Invisible Children: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/03/07/1072266/-Do-NOT-Donate-to-Kony-2012-?via=siderec

Ethical issues, soft bigotry: http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/03/the-soft-bigotry-of-kony-2012/254194/#.T1jiId38K08.facebook