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Climate Change as Neocolonialism

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On September 20, 2017
The reality of climate change is that a global disaster created almost entirely by rich white people in the Global North is going to disproportionately affect the poor of the Global South who had almost nothing to do with it. In other words, just like every other environmental disaster, from the cancer corridor of Louisiana […]

Suing the Colonial State

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On October 22, 2012
I am not an expert on these issues by any means, but the idea of British courts allowing a lawsuit against the British state by those who suffered during colonialism is fascinating. At the very least, these lawsuits may force modern-day Britain to confront their colonial legacy in a way they’ve been avoiding for decades. […]

Wangari Maathai

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On September 27, 2011

I would be remiss to not mention the death of the great African environmentalist, feminist, and activst Wangari Maathai. The Kenyan activist began her activist career by figuring out that paying women

You Get a T-72! And You Get a T-72!

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On July 12, 2009
It turns out that the T-72s carried by the MV Faina (the Ukranian vessels that was seized and held by pirates for several months) weren’t destined for Kenya after all: But one mystery lingered: the true destination of the Faina’s cargo. Kenya’s government said the weapons and munitions were for its military, but observers speculated […]
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