Our systems do not adapt & experiment very naturally. It actually takes very...– Tim Harford, in today’s edition of Development Drums hosted by Owen Barder.
In the Catholic church where I was raised, pride, arrogance and an overinflated...– A mother who would have lost her child at birth in Rick Santorum’s version of America. Never in my adult life have I been this close to skipping Ash Wednesday Mass.
It's time you read Kathryn Mathers' articulate... →
dailyro: “Suddenly there were no conversations about new democracies in Africa, or investment opportunities; the potential consumers were represented as too sick to labor, let alone to shop. This became the burden of caring Americans whose consumption practices can give a sick child in Africa ARVs or provide mosquito nets against the ravages of malaria.” “That is why Kristof’s stories about...
As a matter of logic, if the only standard you are... →
Brilliant stuff on corporate social responsibility from Richard Thaler.
An HR Lesson From Steve Jobs: If You Want Change... →
Ohhhh, a pirate’s life is a wonderful life, a-rovin’ over the sea…give me a career as a buccaneer it’s the life of a pirate for me…Oh the life of a pirate for me!
What have you learned that can help other nonprofits? Simplicity is key. Be...– One on One: Scott Harrison, Charity Water - NYTimes.com (via katie-stanton)
If we’re not going to leverage our massive amounts of foreign aid to...– Mother Jones’ brilliant Mac McClelland.
It is a good sign, not a bad one, that most of this research goes unread. As...– Walter Russell Mead.