The fossil fuel industry’s global links to political violence and repression couldn’t be clearer. Unfortunately, the U.S. is enabling it.
Why Is the U.S. Selling Weapons to Nigeria After It Bombed Civilians?
U.S. policymakers are legally bound to ensure they are not equipping abusive militaries. Congress needs to speak up.
Ukraine: The Refugee Double Standard
Love thy neighbor, but only if they look like you?
Chinese Fossil Fuel Investments in Africa
African countries need investments, China needs raw materials, and African activists are fed up with the resulting corruption and environmental damage.
Turning Away from Fossil Fuels: Lessons from the Anti-Apartheid Movement
Taking the fight directly to corporations — many of which are more powerful than governments — can be incredibly effective.
How the U.S. Can Support Developing Countries Fighting COVID — for $0
Nigeria has 200 million people, a burgeoning COVID-19 crisis, and poor health infrastructure. Congress needs to act.
COVID-19 Is a Huge Threat to Stability in Africa
Ongoing conflicts — including U.S. “counterterrorism” operations — combined with escalating poverty and repression could amplify the pandemic’s social cost.
Lessons from Africa: Military Intervention Fails to Counter Terrorism
There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
Africa Could Power a Green Revolution
With a thriving off-grid solar market and hundreds of millions of people waiting for electricity, the continent offers huge potential for renewables.
‘The Ugliest Chapter Since Slavery’: How Illicit Financial Flows Thwart Human Rights in Africa
Corporate malfeasance saps the African continent of billions in badly needed funds each year — and the U.S. is a top destination.