Kony 2012 revisited: A short bibliography on opinions worth taking into account

Northern Uganda

Without any longer comment, a couple of pieces (in random order) I may not all endorse at a 100% but I deem absolutely worth and important to read when it comes to the phenomenon of the Kony2012 campaign by Invisible Children finding its continuation in yesterday released “Move“ video:

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/03/the-white-savior-industrial-complex/254843/?single_page=true

by Teju Cole

http://www.warscapes.com/reportage/not-click-away-joseph-kony-real-world

by Dinaw Mengistu

http://www.monitor.co.ug/artsculture/Reviews/-/691232/1365090/-/c8l08/-/

by Mahmood Mamdani

http://rosebellkagumire.com/2012/03/08/kony2012-my-response-to-invisible-childrens-campaign/

by Rosebell Kagumire

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/137327/mareike-schomerus-tim-allen-and-koen-vlassenroot/kony-2012-and-the-prospects-for-change

by Koen Vlassenroot, Mareike Schomerus, and Tim Allen

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/03/14/the_road_to_hell_is_paved_with_viral_videos_kony_2012

by David Rieff

http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/03/07/guest_post_joseph_kony_is_not_in_uganda_and_other_complicated_things by Michael Wilkerson

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/node/1208246?page=full

by Michael Wilkerson

http://angeloizama.com/2012/03/07/acholi-street-stop-kony2012-invisible-childrens-campaign-of-infamy/

by Angelo Izama

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/21/opinion/in-uganda-kony-is-not-the-only-problem.html

by Angelo Izama

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/Africa-Monitor/2012/0308/Joseph-Kony-2012-It-s-fine-to-Stop-Kony-and-the-LRA.-But-Learn-to-Respect-Africans/(page)/2

by Semhar Araia

http://transitions.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/03/14/ugandans_are_not_amused

by Jackee Budesta Batanda

http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/03/21/guest_post_ive_met_joseph_kony_and_kony_2012_isnt_that_bad

by Norbert Mao

http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/03/14/negotiator_betty_bigombe_on_konys_15_minutes

by Betty Bigombe

http://chrisblattman.com/2012/03/10/my-thoughts-on-kony-2012-and-a-defense-of-invisible-children/

by Chris Blattman

http://www.wrongingrights.com/2012/03/the-definitive-kony-2012-drinking-game.html

by Wronging Rights

http://makingsenseofkony.org/

a project set up by a group of scholars after the strong media hype

https://leanpub.com/beyondkony2012

a great publication by writers and scholars including Amanda Taub, Laura Seay, and others

http://ethuin.wordpress.com/2012/03/17/a-comment-on-kony-2012-its-repercussions-and-its-possible-consequences/

my own commentary

 

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