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'The Oil Complex'

Video of a worthwhile lecture (recorded in February this year) by Berkeley geographer Michael Watts¬†breaking down the workings of the oil industry. ¬†In the lecture–titled “Dispossession and Oil Violence”– Watts…..

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NIGERIAN INDEPENDENCE

It’s the 49th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence from Britain this weekend. From the outset the colonial leaders wanted to prevent the country from developing, but the new leadership class has…..