Articles by Leif Brottom

Celebrating Romani Resistance Day

May 15, 2015 | A growing movement among Roma activists looks to celebrate their ancestors' resistance to persecution — and to pick up where they left off.


Tunisia’s Unfinished Revolution

November 17, 2014 | Religious tensions, remnants of the police state, and a broken-down neoliberal economic model imperil Tunisia’s otherwise impressive democratic transition.

What’s in Store for 2013

January 9, 2013 | Ignatio Ramonet makes predictions of the major upcoming elections, risks, and dangers of 2013 in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.


July 31, 2008 | A Malian timber scandal points to a positive side of China's controversial growing presence in Africa.

The World Bank’s Great Gamble in Central Africa

October 1, 2005 | Through a carefully orchestrated plan to impose transparency and good governance on the elected Chadian officials, the World Bank aims to ensure that the money is used to benefit the nation’s people, who are among the poorest in the world.