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William G Moseley

William G Moseley

William G. Moseley is a professor of geography at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, US where he studies and teaches about environment and development. He is co-author, most recently, of Understanding World Regional Geography, 2nd ed.

Donald Trump

Trump, tribalism and the end of American capitalism

Trump managed to delude the white poor that their interest lies with the wealthy elite. This is killing US capitalism.

Trump, tribalism and the end of American capitalism

Environment

Female farmers suffer most in Southern Africa drought

Uneven access to water makes household farming questionable for delivering food security in the African context.

Female farmers suffer most in Southern Africa drought

Poverty & Development

The dark alliance of global philanthropy and capitalism

It's a problem if endowment investments generate the very poverty foundations are trying to alleviate.

The dark alliance of global philanthropy and capitalism

Poverty & Development

Africa's entrepreneurial dilemma

In some cases, entrepreneurship deepens divides in African societies by aiding those who least need assistance.

Africa's entrepreneurial dilemma

Environment

Climate change and female farmers in Botswana

Poorer Botswana citizens struggle with increasingly unreliable rain-fed agriculture.

Climate change and female farmers in Botswana

US & Canada

The limits of new social entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship remains blind to the structural difficulties that the poorest of the poor face.

The limits of new social entrepreneurship

Africa

Artisanal gold mining's curse on West African farming

Artisanal gold mining is risky and leads to labour shortages in small scale farming.

Artisanal gold mining's curse on West African farming

US & Canada

Graduation advice for aspiring humanitarians

Graduates hoping to embark on an international humanitarian career should not do it to 'save the world'.

Graduation advice for aspiring humanitarians

Business & Economy

Why we get fat?

Urbanisation and the proliferation of supermarkets contribute to the fast growing obesity rates.

Why we get fat?

Opinion

No food for the poor: Malthus and Republican ideologues

Motivating the poor through hunger has a long and sordid history.

No food for the poor: Malthus and Republican ideologues

Opinion

Sri Lanka's tropical beaches: A development trap?

Due to shifting coastlines, sustainable and environmental measures are vital in planning ecotourism initiatives.

Sri Lanka's tropical beaches: A development trap?

US & Canada

The real solution to South Africa's food problem

Government's strategy to encourage supermarkets in poor, urban neighbourhoods is inherently limited, says new study.

The real solution to South Africa's food problem