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About Tom Salter

Tom Salter is a guitarist for the Peatbog Faeries. He also works as a consultant on resource governance in the Great Lakes Region and wrote a thesis on 'Rumba: From Congo to Cape Town. 2003-2007'

Articles by Tom Salter

This week's editor

“Mehmet

Mehmet Kurt is this week’s guest editor, on a theme of ‘New Turkey, and Old Troubles’.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The paradox of true sovereignty points to Remain

The EU provides a means to exercise more control of international capitalism. It's paradoxical but critical: sovereignty is dependent on an economy and order over which no nation is sovereign.

Papa Wemba of the Society of Ambianceurs and Elegant People

Papa Wemba, star of the third generation of post-1945 Congolese musicians, has died. He exemplified Congo's cultural knack of creating distinctive, non-western ways of defining modernity

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