With higher numbers of displaced people fleeing to the DRC and Cameroon, continued inter-ethnic conflict, and a rise in criminal opportunism, the CAR is on the verge of unraveling. Oh, and Nigeria’s […]
While I’ll be traveling back to Canada this week, I wanted to preview my next post on Beacon. (For those who don’t know, I joined the new platform last week.) I recently wrote […]
In August, I wrote about a “forgotten country.” That country was The Central African Republic. In the months since that post, The CAR has continued to decline. These photographs, from William Daniels […]
Looking for journalism done well? Read today’s stunning investigative piece from The New York Times. Showing, once again, why journalism —the act of asking the right questions— will always have value.
I can excuse subjects for stating their interests with conviction. But I won’t excuse journalists who fail to understand the topic, or take the time to ask the right questions.
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Others are quick to note that all parties have avowed violence, and that using the genocide label (for political purposes or otherwise) isn’t as important as preventing it all together.
What I’m reading/thinking/writing about today. November 14, 2013.
Live testimony from Congressional hearing on PAST Act.
Within minutes, Gino and I had pulled out onto the highway, leading the large trailer towards the point of exchange —McNutt Farm in Maryville— as a cruiser from the County Sheriff’s department cruiser pulled off the highway’s grass median to serve as escort. I looked down at my phone, the digital clock reading 6:43, and typed: “I can’t believe the hassle over a couple of horses.”