Who needs it and who gets it are two very different stories when it comes to foreign aid. Can someone please do one of these for Canada?
No fish were harmed in the making of this video. Seriously. (But 6 people died of gastrointestinal infections while you watched it.)
Clean, compelling and clever. Via.
Favourite: “We can no longer have erroneous, duplicitous systems held in place… only systems that serve the planet and serve the population of the planet can be allowed to survive.”
JP: “We’re not going to solve world problems by facetiousness –”
RB: “We’re not going to solve them with the current system; at least facetiousness is funny.”
See the article on the Daily Mail.
An intense, seven-year journey on foot, from the Rift Valley to Patagonia. Tracing our ancestors’ footsteps and telling stories along the way.
Can’t wait to follow along.
Via the Nieman Journalism Lab.
Remember Richard Turere, the 13-year-old Kenyan inventor who invented an automated system of lights to scare lions away from his cattle? When I posted about him back in April, I said he was exactly the kind of person whose story we need to share, when we talk about sub-Saharan Africa.
Here’s a second chapter for that book: 15-year-old Kelvin Doe, from Sierra Leone.
One of my best friends is bumming around Europe for the summer. Just because. Check out her blog and join me in my envy. It’s ok to hate her, just a little bit.
And of course, when I say “bumming around Europe” I clearly mean “eating her way across the continent”: