Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Selling Freetown

Kieran Hanson's documentary "Shooting Freetown" is a short glimpse into the lives of various media creators in Freetown, Sierra Leone during July and August of 2011. I was in the city at the same time this was being filmed, and visited with some of the same people, so I have to say that Hanson did a great...

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Stop Land Grabs Petition

The Oakland Institute has put together a petition to U.S. president Barack Obama and the USAID administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah, asking them to stop their support to the Ethiopian government while the latter engages in exploitative land...