The White Savior Industrial Complex is not about justice. It is about having a big emotional experience that validates privilege ~ Teju Cole
I've been thinking alot about, but haven't had a chance to fully articulate, why this KONY-hate campaign bothers me so greatly.
Brief thought: Earlier this year a colleague was describing a visit to the Australian Embassy in Wellington to renew a passport. She had been shocked to find a significant police presence in the surrounding streets to the embassy until she realised that the Australian Prime Minister was visiting. Still, I had to wonder...