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The connection of local economies with global markets often results in the local development of new skills, wealth, and infrastructure. However, in the absence of effective governance black globalization can develop. The integration of some parts of West Africa, such … Continue reading
From the BBC Fighting for Nigeria’s oil wealth: The Niger Delta, a region the size of England, is littered with violence and gas flares – the offshoot of oil extraction – whose roar and heat you can feel for hundreds … Continue reading
Black globalization is an evocative name for how multi-nationals and mafias can blur together by using violence and global trade to avoid regulation, certification, and quality control. In the New Yorker article The Stolen Forests Raffi Khatchadourian writes about the … Continue reading
Diamonds, cocaine, coltan, oil and timber are valuable resources that finance armed groups that blur the distinction between gangs, rebels, and mafias. Now WRI Earthtrend’s writes that the Illegal Animal Trade Finances War in Africa: Illegal animal trade, once a … Continue reading