Arabic 101 for British officers, early 20th century ht David Kenner
The art and science of measurement in aid and development. Nice write up of latest LSE lecture by the brilliant Claire Hutchings of OPM
Major western brands pay Indian garment workers 11p an hour. Important new research on the home workers who ‘finish’ garments – adding buttons, tassels, embroidery etc
Check out Alex Evans’ latest venture. It’s called the Collective Psychology Project
The miracle method for sustainable rice that scientists dismissed. Turns out that SRI is also better for the climate.
Historian Rutger Bregman and Oxfam’s Winnie Byanyima made a formidable tag team on tax and injustice at Davos. The guy from Yahoo didn’t know what hit him.