[Marxism] What the PSL got right & wrong about KONY 2012

Joseph Catron jncatron at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 18:50:47 MST 2012


On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 1:07 AM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=420
>

>From the link:

I think the main driving force behind KONY 2012 is Barrack Obama’s need to
> be re-elected in 2012.
>

I rather doubt it:

http://www.alternet.org/visions/154477/invisible_children_%22kony_2012%22_leader_suggests_it%27s_about_jesus_and_evangelizing__

Although they come from what could be called a *“white, liberal do-good
> perspective”*
> **

*
*Actually, they're not liberal at all in the sense that Americans use the
term.

Those who assume that humanitarian interventionists must necessarily hail
from the center-left forget the last eleven years of history (at least).

And Claiborne's article is an example of what happens when a writer assumes
that because he imagines a thing, it must necessarily be true.

-- 
"Hige sceal þe heardra, heorte þe cenre, mod sceal þe mare, þe ure mægen
lytlað."



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