Gregg Mitman’s ‘Empire of Rubber’ is less a historical reading of Liberia than a history of America and racial capitalism through the lens of a US corporate giant.
The quest to understand the real cost of gold in our lives and the fate of those trapped in the mining economy’s cage.
The physical and psychic ruins of colonial mining practice in a small town in Liberia.
Organized US Soccer is perceived as middle class and white. Seattle, Washington wants to break with that via its professional women’s team.
Watching the World Cup with a young Nigerian professional footballer in Seattle, U.S.
Collecting football stories that highlight the world – the African world, in this case – and making the Seattle game global in the process.
Despite a chronic housing and land shortage, Liberia’s capital has not seen militant urban social movements.
Military-to-military relationships have become the dominant mode of U.S. engagement with the African continent, overwhelming cast as institutional partnerships.