Singhsburys v Morrisinghs……
Top Oxfam job: Head of Washington DC office, influencing the IMF, World Bank etc. Following the excellent Nadia Daar. Deadline 29th Jan
Governance diaries: a method that brings together the strengths of ethnographic, longitudinal, and comparative work to study changes in complex behaviour. Open access. Great that IDS is developing this work – if you are interested in finding out how life is really lived, it’s a really important and practical alternative to fly-in fly-out, or 4-years-in-a-village options.
V funky dataviz of OECD’s latest aid stats (up to and including 2021)
Another debt crisis on the way? Here’s Laurie Lee. If so, a lot more complicated this time around – look at the private debt numbers. Harder to campaign on or renegotiate than Paris Club and Multilateral.
This. ‘root causes lay well below the surface – a complex intersection of resource distribution, corruption, normalised behaviours, relationships & allegiances – that no outsider had the local intelligence, legitimacy and influence to shift’ A localisation journey – the Vanuatu Skills Partnership
The Economic Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Top podcast from Adam Tooze
Ice Mountains of Pluto as seen from New Horizon spacecraft. Amazing footage.