BRUSSELS, Belgium, Tuesday December 10, 2013, CMC – The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of countries Tuesday began a two-day meeting here overshadowed by the death of the former South African president Nelson Mandela and economic woes facing the 79-member grouping.
By Will Bunch
I was offline, at least metaphorically, when news broke that Nelson Mandela had passed away. Thus, I had the luxury of reflecting for a couple of days… and watching a flurry of other stories whiz past in a blur.
by Philip Gourevitch
At Robben Island Prison, a former leper colony and animal-quarantine station off Cape Town, Nelson Mandela—Prisoner 466/64—was kept by South Africa’s white-supremacist regime for eighteen years in an eight-foot-by-seven-foot cell.
By Jeremy Daw
Eighty years ago, Congress made one of its smartest decisions in the entire history of US drug policy and brought Prohibition to an end.
By William Boardman
“Through its provisions, Public Act 436 establishes a new form of local government, previously unknown within the United States or the State of Michigan…