Articles tagged with africa

Alexander Betts

East African countries host seven times more refugees than we do. Their policies look beyond their borders. So should ours.

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Alex de Waal

A civil war in the northern region of Tigray broke out in November. Denial within the international community has prevented much-needed humanitarian aid.

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Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

A recent report neglects to mention how France forced Arab Jews to adopt the European persona of Jew as citizen and see Arabs and Muslims as others.

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Nanjala Nyabola

To ask why COVID-19 hasn’t been deadlier in Africa is to suggest that more Africans should be dying. We need better questions.

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Kevin P. Donovan

Working people are forever kept on the brink of going broke. More than higher wages and better job security, a just economy requires giving them the power to choose and create their own futures.

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Marie E. Berry Milli Lake

Some gender equality initiatives help to reinforce exclusion rather than dismantle it.

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Nicholas Rush Smith

As we know from South Africa's crisis, political and social fault lines will shape the contours of joblessness.

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Emma Park Kevin P. Donovan

Kenya's poor were among the first to benefit from digital lending apps; now they call it slavery.

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Christopher Lebron

Black Panther, a movie unique for its Black star power, depends on a shocking devaluation of Black American men.

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Naseemah Mohamed

On the enduring legacy of a dictatorial ruler.