Community Center

In the Paul Farmer book, “Pathologies of Power“, he talks about the idea, many times, of structural violence. Now when most of us think about violence we tend to think about physical violence: fighting, rape, guns, or if we are thinking a little deeper perhaps verbal abuse and things of that nature. What structural violence… Read More

Thesis Research

Saturday, June 8, with Henry Foko, an old friend and driver from DAI (Development Alternatives Inc.) I had the opportunity to visit several of the informal settlements in Liberia. I got a tour of West Point (generally considered one of the worst/most dangerous slums in Western Africa), Buzzi Quarter (directly adjacent to the executive mansion),… Read More