#Liberia

#Liberia

Liberia is getting some (does quote marks) love on Twitter today because of a new web documentary on Vice Magazine. What else can we find on Vice Magazine’s website? I’m not happy about the documentary. Here’s the comment I left on Ethan’s blog...
Rising Voices and the Environment

Rising Voices and the Environment

From the latest Rising Voices newsletter. Did you know that the Canadian coal mining company Teck Resources is planning on increasing its production from 1.5 million to 8 million tons every year at he Ovoot Tolgoi mine, an open-pit coal mine in southern Mongolia? The...
[Review] The Mask of Anarchy

[Review] The Mask of Anarchy

From 1945, when Germany was divided into East and West, until 1989 with the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Cold War power dynamic defined international relations. The term “Third World” was coined by economist Alfred Sauvy to refer to those countries in...
Fierce Haircuts from Hot Climates

Fierce Haircuts from Hot Climates

Like most middle class white people my grooming habits can be a bit lacking. When stateside, I’m lucky if I get my hair cut every two months. But when I’m traveling I look for a haircut in just about every new city. It is one of the best ways, I’ve...

Photojournalism Workshop in Liberia

I’m back in Liberia with Kathleen Flynn and Ken Harper to help out with some media workshops around town. Today Kathleen and Ken led a workshop at the American embassy library here on photojournalism. (Speaking of photography, what a difference a portrait can...

Mashed Potato Cerebrum

My brain is mush. I am no match for the jet lag and culture shock. The G5 Summit is in full effect and the podcast is coming soon. The Liberian bloggers are rocking on. Make sure not to miss Azango’s post.Pop!Tech here I...

Africa's Only McCain Supporter

In the spirit of post-partisanship, here is a video of what very well might be Africa’s only McCain supporter. If I remember correctly, I think his name is “George Kennedy”. How amazing is that? He is a business reporter at the Daily...