Sean Jacobs

Sean Jacobs is on the international affairs faculty of The New School. He is the Founder and Editor of Africa is a Country.

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While we would like to go full steam year round, the fact that we have day jobs (for example, I work as a professor), me…

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The Rumble in the Jungle

Some of the most indelible images of Muhammad Ali come from his 1974 trip to the Congo. He was the feted guest of dictat…

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For all the serious stuff we wrote or filmed about, tweeted or Facebooked this year (we’ll have a “Blogging …

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Flotsam No.1,000,0001

  “Life” Magazine Cover. November 20, 1950. More on the photographer behind the image here.…

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Weekend Music Break No.71

Boima is on vacation this week, so the rest of us scanned the music pages. We can’t promise it will be as eclectic…

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