5 Jan 2013
There have been various eeposxs of the role NGOs and the UN plays in Africa. It is essentially the Foreign Legion for the Davos set of rich, wealthy, and terminally bored Westerners. One woman wrote about her time in refugee camps having public sex with various African men. NGOs and folks like Bono, Jolie, Geldof use Africa as a prop for moral preening among themselves.Obama's one bill is I kid you not, "Global Tax on America" designed to pay over 800 Billion to Africa. Of course with the Chinese becoming heavily involved in Africa for resources things will become interesting there. Assuming Obama does not win I expect Africa to fade as a prop to be replaced with something equally as trendy.