Posts Tagged: Liberia
This long-awaited verdict against the former Liberian strongman brings some measure of justice to a region ripped apart by brutality, greed, and proxy wars.
Emira Woods, an Institute for Policy Studies expert originally from Liberia, comments on Taylor's conviction.
Tajudeen Abdulraheem explains President Bush's Africa trip itinerary.
Will President Bush's view of trade and investment on workers in Africa truly end this paternalism?
Instead of splurging on sponsoring the Super Bowl halftime show, Bridgestone Firestone should start paying its Liberian rubber workers a living wage.
The battle for African hearts and minds will not be won if it's clear that it is being waged more for the sake of U.S. strategic interests than African needs.
The United States wants to set up a new command structure in Africa. Columnist Emira Woods and Ezekiel Pajibo explain why Liberia and Africa should just say no.
2007 marks the 200th anniversary of the end of the trans-Atlantic slave trade but modern-day forms of slavery are devastating lives throughout much of the African world.
Firestone Natural Rubber Company is facing increasing international scrutiny for exploiting the people and natural environment of Liberia.
Seeing Taylor in handcuffs has given great hope to victims of dictators the world over.