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Africa

Dispatch 10: A Visit to the Rebel Offices

By On July 31, 2015

For the next two months, ReadCONTRA founder Rajiv Golla will be living in Juba, South Sudan, working with the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, local journalists, and a number of… Read More

Africa

Dispatch 9: Unhurried & Curry

By On July 20, 2015

Haven’t been writing much partly out my being perpetually lazy but mostly, as some of you found out when I FaceTimed you at an ungodly hour in the morning, there’s not much… Read More

Africa

Dispatch 8: Independence Day

By On July 18, 2015

For the next two months, ReadCONTRA founder Rajiv Golla will be living in Juba, South Sudan, working with the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, local journalists, and a number of… Read More

Africa

Dispatch 7: The Long Road To War

By On July 11, 2015

For the next two months, ReadCONTRA founder Rajiv Golla will be living in Juba, South Sudan, working with the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, local journalists, and a number of… Read More

Africa

Dispatch 6: Where Wealth Flows Through The Streets Like A Sieve

By On July 10, 2015

For the next two months, ReadCONTRA founder Rajiv Golla will be living in Juba, South Sudan, working with the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, local journalists, and a number of… Read More

Africa

Dispatch 5: Not What We Expected

By On July 10, 2015

For the next two months, ReadCONTRA founder Rajiv Golla will be living in Juba, South Sudan, working with the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, local journalists, and a number of… Read More

Africa

Dispatch 4: Cowboys & Indians

By On July 7, 2015

For the next two months, ReadCONTRA founder Rajiv Golla will be living in Juba, South Sudan, working with the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, local journalists, and a number of… Read More

Africa

Dispatch 3: A Baptism By Fire

By On July 6, 2015

For the next two months, ReadCONTRA founder Rajiv Golla will be living in Juba, South Sudan, working with the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, local journalists, and a number of… Read More

Africa

Dispatch 2: The Third South Sudanese Civil War

By On July 5, 2015

For the next two months, ReadCONTRA founder Rajiv Golla will be living in Juba, South Sudan, working with the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, local journalists, and a number of… Read More

Africa

Dispatch 1: Obligatory Preface

By On July 5, 2015

For the next two months, ReadCONTRA founder Rajiv Golla will be living in Juba, South Sudan, working with the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, local journalists, and a number of… Read More

Lifestyle

19 Things Said to Me as a Female Chef

By On June 4, 2015

This piece comes from our new partnership with Whole Foods Confessions.    When you’re a young female chef, the last thing anyone expects you to be is good at your job. The last… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know:   May 28, 2015

By On May 28, 2015

Nigerian Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers for “Cowardice” “The Nigeria Army on Tuesday at the Rukuba Barracks in Jos, Plateau State, dismissed about 200 soldiers from service for their failure to capture the… Read More

Art

B.B. King, 1925 – 2015

By On May 15, 2015

B.B King, blues legend, passed away in his home in Las Vegas, Nevada, last night at the age of 89.… Read More

Africa

Colonial Imprisonment and the ICC

By On May 15, 2015

Though Cecil Rhodes’s dream of uniting the north and south of Africa by rail continue to go unfulfilled, the buildings of French administration in the Congo are crumbling, and no European flags… Read More

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Ten Things You Need To Know: May 12, 2015

By On May 12, 2015

David Cameron appoints anti-gay marriage MP to be minister for equalities “Caroline Dinenage, the MP for Gosport, was appointed by Prime Minister David Cameron today as the Parliamentary under secretary of state at the… Read More

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Ten Things You Need To Know:   May 7, 2015

By On May 7, 2015

France Just Passed Its Own Patriot Act, and Civil Rights Groups Aren’t Happy “The bill’s authorization of bulk metadata collection with almost no oversight from the judiciary closely parallels the Patriot Act’s… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: November 17, 2014

By On November 17, 2014

Tanzania accused of backtracking over sale of Masai’s ancestral land “Tanzania has been accused of reneging on its promise to 40,000 Masai pastoralists by going ahead with plans to evict them and… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: November 13, 2014

By On November 13, 2014

Burkina Faso army, civil groups remain divided over transition “Burkina Faso’s army and civil groups Tuesday struggled to approve a framework for a transitional government after the ouster of the country’s long-time… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: November 10, 2014

By On November 10, 2014

‘Five nuclear engineers murdered near Damascus’ “”It was not immediately clear whether the bus that they were travelling on was hit by a bomb, or by gunfire,” Abdel Rahman told AFP. In… Read More

Art

Rap as a Community Tool: Marco Pavé speaks

By On November 7, 2014

 This is the first piece in a series of discussions with artists about role of hip hop in social movements and communities.  Coming from the city known for Elvis, Stax, and BB… Read More