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Nicholas Jahr

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Nicholas Jahr

Nicholas Jahr is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn who worked as a long-term observer of Liberia's 2005 elections. He is a member of the editorial board of Jewish Currents, and a founding editor of the Crumpled Press.


News and Features

Whether former Liberian president Charles Taylor gave Naomi Campbell diamonds or not means little for his war crimes trial. In fact, the supermodel's testimony distracted from a witness whose story complicates the prosecution's case.

Workers tapping rubber at the Firestone plantation in Liberia are struggling for better wages and working conditions—and pushing their employer to stop polluting the land and water they rely on.