Links I Liked

January 28, 2019

     By Duncan Green     

Political news in European countries

Branko Milanovic: ‘It cannot be said that Europe is currently politically uninteresting.’ 

‘Yo get these guys off a subway & onto broadway cuz this is lit’ Qasim Rashid

Feminist solutions to man-made economic inequality

Good news on the Ebola vaccine from Congo: “the evidence the WHO has been gathering in North Kivu — where nearly 64,000 doses have been administered — point to the vaccine being ‘highly, highly efficacious.'” ht Atul Gawande

These five Oxfam innovations are changing the way people fight poverty. Really interesting mix – not all ICT, but nothing on power, norms, governance etc. Can we have a second collection on that?

Alan Hudson of Global Integrity is sharing his 1000-strong library of articles on adaptive development, open government, systems, complexity and learning. If you’d like access to Alan’s Evernote collection please drop him a line at with your email address

Mexico’s largest airline is having some fun with Americans. Ht Kevin Sieff

Check out the combo of throat singing, deep lyrics, and amazing instruments and landscapes The Hu (really?) is a Mongolian heavy metal band whose youtube videos have racked up over 10 million views. Music from 1 minute in. Backgrounder on the band here. Ht Chris Blattman.

January 28, 2019
Duncan Green