Tag Archives: Africa

Notes on “Beasts of No Nation”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Writer-director Cary Joji Fukunaga’s “Beasts of No Nation” is the most viscerally affecting war movie in recent memory. Based on a novel by Uzodinma Iweala, which I haven’t read, it focuses on guerrilla warfare in an … Continue reading

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Plus Ça Change: The Eternal Effort to Fix Africa

epiminondas writes: In this vivid, straight-talk article, Paul Theroux discusses the endless repetition of failed missionary and educational plans for Africa.  And they have become repetitive, some having been originally tried almost 200 years ago…many times.  And the likes of … Continue reading

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