Laura Seay

Contributor, Monkey Cage

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Pandering efforts -- like “Do They Know It’s Christmas” -- to raise money to fight Ebola may do more harm than good.

  • Nov 17, 2014

Why knowing where countries are in Africa matters for how the rest of the world thinks about Ebola.

  • Oct 13, 2014

What are the implications of a military response to a public health epidemic?

  • Sep 25, 2014

How alarmist, racist coverage of Ebola makes things worse. A dressing down of the latest #NewsweekFail.

  • Aug 25, 2014

The relationship between land rights, ethnicity, and violence in Africa is complicated - and we can’t fix national conflicts without understanding their local causes.

  • Aug 15, 2014

An experimental Ebola serum helped two Americans. Why aren’t we immediately giving it to all Ebola patients?

  • Aug 6, 2014

A Q&A with James Copnall, author of “A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts.“

  • Jul 30, 2014

How do civilians protect themselves during mass atrocity events without resorting to violence?

  • Jul 15, 2014

All you need to read on Africa this summer. Or at least some reviews and author Q&As lined up for newly published books in African Politics.

  • Jun 24, 2014

When their government can’t protect them, Nigeria’s people find ways to police their own communities.

  • May 15, 2014
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