Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Changing Economics of Coffee

For centuries, coffee has been one of the most heavily traded commodities in the world. It was one of the few commodities that moved between the Middle East and Europe after the Ottoman capture of Constantinople. Coffee was one of … Continue reading

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Azawad: Shades of Biafra

It has now been over a month since the original coup in Mali sent the once proud democratic nation into chaos. After the Toure government in Bamako was overthrown, the Tuaregs in the north took advantage of the power vacuum … Continue reading

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