This might have to be my new email signature ht Irene Guijt
Some excellent-looking content on localization, evidence-informed policy making, markets and more in the latest Development Policy Review (Open Access).
Otherwise apologies for UK centrism, but it was that kind of week:
The UK government lays out its new development objectives. ‘U.K. development policy “past its nadir”’. Here’s hoping.
During his (victorious) spat with the BBC, Gary Lineker put up this new twitter profile pic: him in front of this quote from George Orwell on freedom of speech, which is outside….. the BBC. He also tweeted this wonderful commentary:
‘A final thought: however difficult the last few days have been, it simply doesn’t compare to having to flee your home from persecution or war to seek refuge in a land far away. It’s heartwarming to have seen the empathy towards their plight from so many of you.’
Finally, Caroline Lucas, Britain’s sole Green MP (and Exfamer) at her imperious best on the Immigration Bill