It will take more than clean water and medicine to change the mindset the average northern Nigerian has toward America.
Nieman fellow Ameto Akpe on western intervention in Nigeria. Read the whole article here.
This is like the definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. It isn’t working. We’ve got to do something else. We’ve got to completely rethink what we’re doing.
Many of the shoppers [at Market Basket] could relate to the impact corporate practices have had in recent years for workers: reducing hours, laying off people, thinning out benefits. The share of GDP that goes to workers is the lowest now that it’s been since the twenties. The whole fight became symbolic of a larger fight, and consumers were willing to join in.
Professor Andrea Louise Cambell, speaking at our recent forum on Market Basket. Read our recap of the event, with excerpts from many of the panelists, here.