Boy in South Africa

South Africans disappointed by growing inequality

May 7, 2014
A tale of two economies living in the same country.
Posted In: South Africa, elections, apartheid

Mandela ended political apartheid in South Africa, but economic apartheid continues

Dec 6, 2013
South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world in terms of income distribution, and the differences often fall along racial lines.
Posted In: Nelson Mandela, South Africa, apartheid

How divestment helped stop apartheid in South Africa

Dec 6, 2013
In 1982, the University of Maine became one of the first 10 universities in the country to completely divest from South Africa.
Posted In: Nelson Mandela, South Africa, divestment, apartheid

Nelson Mandela's legacy is economic, too

Dec 5, 2013
One legacy of Mandela's fight against apartheid is activism in the U.S. against inequities in the global economy.
Posted In: Mandela, divestment, apartheid