H&M and Land Grabs?

November 30, 2014

  The process of modernization is not an easy one, especially for a developing nation like Ethiopia where important national decisions can often pit culture and tradition against modernity. In the realm of economic development, clothing retail giant, H&M, partnered up with Ethiopia in the past year in order to expand it’s base of suppliers, which are largely concentrated in Asia. For Ethiopia, this means an opportunity to create jobs and ramp…


The Young Activist

November 13, 2014

  The heart of activism has always been centered with the youth. It’s a thought that Henry Jenkins, Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education at the University of Southern California addressed to the crowd in attendance at White Hall this past Monday. He also took time to talk about the evolving field of social activism and the criticisms that young people have gotten for their lack of civic involvement.  …