Niger Delta

SAMUEL JAMES Niger Delta Crude Oil Burns

The Hunt for Black Gold, Nigeria

by: Giovanna Badilla

©Samuel James Ohioan photographer Samuel James documents the ongoing conflict throughout the Niger Delta between armed groups seeking access to the country’s oil wealth and Nigerian security forces that have no intention of ceding control. […]

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Shell in the Niger Delta

Keep an Eye on the Court

by: Blaine Skrainka

In recent years, the question of the corporation’s role in our democracy has been weighed by activists, pundits and politicians. Perhaps the ultimate arbiter of arguments over corporate personhood is the United States Supreme Court. […]

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