June 06, 2015 at 11:56PM on Facebook

This article made me happy. It’s good to be reminded that there are thriving alternatives to American cultural hegemony, and that countries like the Philippines (or South Korea) are acquiring immense international reach through the “soft power” of well-told stories. http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/2015/0429/In-Uganda-Filipino-soaps-are-primetime-darlings