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Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Director Takeshi Fukunaga on his new feature film about Liberian rubber workers, partly set in New York City

Last month a friend posted a link to the Kickstarter page for Out of My Hand, a feature film shot primarily in Liberia. The plot follows a rubber tapper named Cisco who, after taking part in a heated labor dispute that goes nowhere, attempts to move to New York city where he becomes a cab driver.

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Paid in Fish

The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has discovered high-tech vessels with “EU numbers, indicating that they were licensed to import to Europe having theoretically passed strict hygiene standards” were not only operating without licenses in exclusion...