AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Monday, April 4th, 2011

Mr Smith goes to Kenya

We know about the damage done in Uganda by the American Right. Now Mother Jones has a story about US Republican congressman Chris Smith who flew to Kenya–on taxpayers’ expense–recently to make sure a provision in the country’s new constitution that allows abortions in cases where the mother’s health is at risk, does not pass.

Monday, November 1st, 2010

‘The Blood Diamond Myth’

It would be interesting to hear people’s opinions about this argument by writer Adam Hochchild (the author of King Leopold’s Ghost: ) published earlier this year in  Mother Jones magazine: