africa

A blog exposes the cultural stereotypes that still permeate the West's view of the world

The movement draws unwelcome comparisons to Kony 2012, but others disagree.

The absolute monarch is known for his luxurious lifestyle and 15 wives.

"It's like a fairy tale, a badly written Disney fairy tale, this Nigeria rising thing."

Zimbabwe's president is known for his sharp tongue.

This map shows which countries are growing fastest – and which are shrinking

  • Max Fisher
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  • Oct 31, 2013
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The disaster at Lampedusa, which killed hundreds of African migrants, is just part of the problem.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Oct 7, 2013
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The world is poised to change dramatically over the next century, and in ways that you might not expect.

Elephants and rhinos are being pushed toward extinction by poachers.

  • Max Fisher
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  • China
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  • Jul 1, 2013
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Why the slave memorial Obama visited matters, even if its official history is mostly false.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jul 1, 2013
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