Posts Tagged: development

What Happened to Brazil?

Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.

Obama: Into Africa

President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.

To Die For

On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.