How a Think Tank Obfuscates Destabilization Efforts in Nicaragua
National Endowment for Democracy (NED )and Ford Foundation funded think tank “Global Americans” yesterday published an article claiming a redfish documentary contains “lies and distortions” regarding the role that the media, including its own website, has played in the crisis that has ravaged Nicaragua since April this year.
Colonialism ended in Namibia over 100 years ago but the country’s white minority still owns the majority of Namibia’s land. The repeated failure of government redistribution policies perpetuates the gross inequalities of the colonial era and stifles the decolonization process. Social justice advocate Afeni Sh. explains how that process got blown off course and what can be done to correct it.
Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over—like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode? -Langston Hughes
In November, redfish published its first report. The journey to build our company and a different way of telling stories began.We’re still in the ‘soft launch’ phase – finding our feet, building our team and network, developing our style of storytelling, all out there in the public for the world to see how we’re coming into shape, warts, beauty spots and all. But, with just five stories published, we’re already making waves.