Links I Liked

September 6, 2022

     By Duncan Green     

Got a new image to illustrate (in)effective states…..

Timeless tips for any campaigner from Tom Baker. My favourite: ‘Avoid being a missionary or a martyr’.

Kenyan pharmaceutical company becomes the first African manufacturer to get prequalification from the World Health Organization for a key antimalarial drug

Insights from Applying PDIA (Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation) in the Education Sector. Excellent post, full of insights for change-makers pursuing insider strategies

Ten efforts to decolonise aid‘: thought-provoking list from Heba Aly. Good to see Oxfam involved in several of them…

Who thought this was a good idea for a photo-op?

Myanmar is now the world’s largest supplier of heavy rare earths, used in electric cars, wind turbines and electronics. Our investigation reveals the industry is illegal, run by a brutal militia, and the environmental cost is huge & growing

‘By the standards of statecraft, he must be judged harshly, like one of the most extraordinary failures in history. By the standards of humanity, he must be judged much more kindly’. Best obituary I’ve read on Mikhail Gorbachev, from Branko Milanovic. Or you can just watch the Pizza Hut ad like everyone else.

September 6, 2022
Duncan Green