Nick Dearden

The author looks at the theories of one of Africa’s greatest radical thinkers.

30 years after images of Ethiopian famine haunted British TV screens, they still shape how we see Africa - and ensure we fail to understand.

Financiers and businessmen operating in Africa are not, as some sympathisers would have it, being ripped off, but are themselves ripping off a people who have suffered at the hands of the West for a very long time.


African prosperity relies on a wholesale rejection of the Western free trade model, which was not the view of David Cameron or the delegates he travelled with on a recent trip to Africa.


UK loans to low-income countries will make the poor pay twice for climate change, writes Nick Dearden.