Days after some 40 college students were killed at night in northern Nigeria, Amnesty International has issued a new report on Boko Haram.
Venezuela's squandering of its oil wealth has left its economy in tatters while leaders merely blame the US. As more resource-rich nations learn to dodge the 'oil curse,' Venezuela can do the same.
Too many people is a big problem, but too few is a concern as well.
Conversations surrounding last week's oil markets centered on Libyan production issues and the possibility that U.S. military strikes on Syria may have broader implications for crude oil, Graeber writes.
Civilian militias are springing up to fight the Islamist insurgency of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria. But so far the jihadist group seems undeterred.