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Broadcasting Out of Africa

….Do Charities Hand Out Warped Perceptions?


In this Era of Service, dissing charities (especially those that aid Africa) is taboo.  I will be taboo, then.  In an audio clip calledOut of Africa,originally broadcast on Vocalo.org, Steve Walsh and I talk about why one particular ad for the One Laptop For Child Organization (below), in which a small African girl claims she’s from a place “you’ve never heard of”, “a continent You’d rather forget”….. ruffles my feathers.  ¿Y tú?