Western civilization's arbitrary categorization of drugs into UN treaties flies in the face of thousands of years of traditional medicine, Sanho Tree tells Free Culture Radio.
The breaking of Euro-North American spheres of dominance would be a victory for the internationalism represented by movements for social, political, and economic integration in Africa and Latin America.
A film screening followed by a discussion with Pan-African activist and IPS Events Coordinator Netfa Freeman about the contributions of Africans worldwide and the tendency of capitalism toward the socio-economic oppression of African people globally.
IPS Associate Fellow, Ajamu Baraka visiting from Colombia, South America on a U.S. tour will speak about "why the fight must be for people-centered human rights."
The British government's offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest.
FPIF Co-Director Emira Woods will moderate a panel about women in Africa following a performance of the stage play, "The Convert."
By clinging to a paternalistic attitude and an antiquated Washington Consensus, the United States has opened up space for a broad Chinese role in Africa.
A West African enslaved in South Carolina returns to fight the slave trade in his African homeland.
India and China, two leading emerging economies in the world, are competing with each other, as well as Africa's traditional western trading partners, to build a stronger relationship with Africa.
In an interview with Basta! at the World Social Forum, Firoze Manji discusses the problems of the 'aid industry.'