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A Potential ICC Trial for Bashir Gives Hope to the People of Darfur

The newly formed transitional government of Sudan took a big step in February in announcing its openness to turn former president Omar al Bashir over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face charges for his crimes against the people of Darfur. For many, this announcement has been decades in the making. Bashir’s violent rule … Continue reading A Potential ICC Trial for Bashir Gives Hope to the People of Darfur

Talking Revolution with Lauren Duca (The Mantle)

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Lauren Duca, author of How to Start a Revolution. As potentially a millennial myself (Oregon Trail Generation by some calculations), I wanted to find out what this generation is meant to do with its revolutionary potential. What follows is our conversation, slightly edited for length and clarity.   Corrie … Continue reading Talking Revolution with Lauren Duca (The Mantle)

The ‘New Janjaweed’ Bring Continued Violence to Darfur and New Violence to Khartoum (SGN)

In the early days of the Sudan Uprising, a gentleman set up a library in the middle of the protest blocks. With the ousting of President Omar al-Bashir, the people of Sudan were finally free to read books that had previously been banned or otherwise “not allowed.” The librarian noted that beyond history and politics, the books … Continue reading The ‘New Janjaweed’ Bring Continued Violence to Darfur and New Violence to Khartoum (SGN)

On Borders – A Virtual Roundtable

In The Mantle's sixth virtual roundtable, I brought together three experts to discuss borders, their purpose, and who they serve. Roundtable participants delve into topics such as the shift to more solidified, violent borders post - 9/11, border identities, and the dichotomy of closed borders in a globalized society. Check out the full roundtable discussion … Continue reading On Borders – A Virtual Roundtable