Agnes Chen

Patricia Kisare evaluates the benefits and costs of the new U.S. energy initiative, Power Africa. As we have seen in extractive industry practices, seizure of private land is a common practice of large-scale projects. Families are often displaced from their homes or farmlands, a process which perpetuates the cycle of poverty. Additionally, potential environmental damage…

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Theo Sitther writes about housing policy and U.S. aid efforts in Haiti. Three years and seven months have passed since a devastating earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. Promises of “building back better” and not repeating the mistakes of the past from policymakers in the United States, the international community, and the Haitian government…

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