White farm murders in South Africa – Race hate, politics or greed? | Foreign Correspondent

(REPORTER) Apartheid tore South Africa apart. Some say the white oppressors are now the persecuted. White farms are being robbed and farmers murdered. – Not only do they kill but the way they kill. They torture you. – The government says they’re crimes like any other, in a society where poverty breeds violence. – There […]

Exploiting Cameroon’s Milk and Timber – Colonialism and EU Subsidies

Cameroon’s forest covers about 22 million hectares of land which is almost half of its national territory Most of this forest area has been permanently allocated to long-term forest production of conservation with a smaller area intended for community forestry the forest and Biodiversity of Cameroon embody a remarkable portion of the Congo Basin the […]

Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman

I’d like to start with a simple question: Why do the poor make so many poor decisions? I know it’s a harsh question, but take a look at the data. The poor borrow more, save less, smoke more, exercise less, drink more and eat less healthfully. Why? Well, the standard explanation was once summed up […]