Mamdani Prendergast debate: the video footage April 30, 2009April 30, 2009 / Eamon So glad this is (finally) up! If you’ve got a spare few hours, you can check it against my Huff Post article. Share this:FacebookTwitterEmailPrintMoreRedditLike this:Like Loading... Related
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Thanks for posting that. Mamdani takes the laurels, I think. Predergast has an article up at the Wall St. Journal which seems to indicate he didn’t take too much of what the professor had to say to heart.
I agree. Pity at least some of that perspective doesn’t get included in the mainstream reports on the issue. Al-Jazeera English has been doing a great job the last few days. They’ve had Alex de Waal, Mamadani, Enough Project and JEM reps on. American newspapers seem to continue to only quote Prendergast though. Admittedly, he’s a great communicator, and has some good points, but the format of this academic debate required more than soundbites.