Ep9. A conversation with Dr. Laura Seay on conflict and minerals in DRC

This week we chat with Dr. Laura Seay (aka @texasinafrica), Assistant Professor of Political Science at Colby College. She studies politics in Democratic Republic of Congo and is an expert on what many people call “conflict minerals”. She is also an editor at The Monkey Cage, a blog on politics and political science at The Washington … More Ep9. A conversation with Dr. Laura Seay on conflict and minerals in DRC

What we’re reading (& listening to) this week: Somaliland, Umebinyuo’s poetry, Sinkane’s album, & more

The self-declared independent nation of Somaliland has submitted a letter to the U.S. Secretary of State and the secretary of Homeland Security asking for an exemption from President Donald Trump’s executive order that banned entrance to the U.S. by migrants from seven Muslim-majority countries as well as refugees. According to a government press release, Somaliland’s foreign minister … More What we’re reading (& listening to) this week: Somaliland, Umebinyuo’s poetry, Sinkane’s album, & more