The imminent and existential danger to Ethiopia is not Abiy Ahmed and an oppressive government. It is violent ethno-nationalism.
Whatever we make of the Ethiopian government’s prevarication, the Irreechaa Massacre was a point of no return for the people.
An illusion of diversity and inclusion masks and protects institutionalized inequality and privilege masks elite universities in the United States.
There’s something amazing about not being able to understand lyrics but still being able to comprehend what a song means.
It is clear that the way in which the outbreak is portrayed in popular media has contributed to confusion, fear and a panicked response.
Politics in and about Ethiopia has become so heavily “ethnicized” that we have a difficult time distinguishing between ideology and identity.
How does democracy develop in a poor country with a long-standing history of authoritarian rule?
In Ethiopia the façade of legalism has become an indispensable gloss on political repression.
In the past decade, more journalists have fled Ethiopia than any other country in the world.