Daily Dozen 09/12


Dear Obama, you’re too good for American politics. It’s not so much racism as it is anti-intellectualism [HuffPost]
“Wheels Slowly Coming off The Hague Express” [Kumekucha]
China: Richer, stronger, and now officially smarter than the rest of the world [TIME]
Political impasse or constitutional crisis: Law Society of Kenya’s Options [KenyanJurist]
Wikileaks reveals interesting stuff on Kenyan-Somali relations [KenOpalo]
Woman supposedly ‘raped’ by Assange has CIA ties. Kinky [RawStory]
“An End to Slums” [AfricaOnTheBlog]
“Emancipate Yourself From Mental Slavery” [Wamathai]
“By The Powers vested In Me” [ActurialOutlook]
“TPF4 Trivialities” [Sylkwan]
Even in crime-plagued South Africa, this stood out as a tragedy [BBC]
“Taveta Weddings” [Sheeremix]

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Daily Dozen: Inaugural Edition

Real quick. As our little DR following grows(Thank you), we’ve decided to grow with you.
The Daily Dozen will be a collection of interesting blogs, articles, observations: basically us justifying our procrastination by collecting 12 random(hopefully relevant) links.

Any suggestions: shoot us a line at diasporadical@gmail.com or @DiaspoRadical. Pamoja.

Do You Spit or Swallow? [Rafiki Kenya]
50 Ways to Find a Lover in Nairobi [Diary of A Gay Kenyan]
Apple Sells 120,000 iPads in One Day [TSS]
3 Cheers For the Placenta Party [Zuqka]
Industrializing a Nation is an Art of War [Kumekucha]
First Lady Blames Police For Protests [Nation]
CIA Documents: How The Cold War Shaped Kenya [Nation]
The ICANN Meeting That Almost Never Was [Standard]
U.S. to Roll Out Major Broadband Policy [Reuters]
A Look Into The Future: Kenyan Sci-Fi [BBC]
Indonesia Hit by a 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake [CNN]
War on Corruption Should Begin With Petty Offenders [Kenyan Psychiatrist]