‘When you enter this library you are a scientist, you are an explorer, you are a reader, you are important, you are loved’. Heart warming letter to Texas school librarian Amy Milstead. Click and read it all – it’s worth it
Two massacres, continents apart: ‘in the central Malian town of Moura mercenaries from the Kremlin-linked Wagner Group are accused of executing between 300-500 people’. The consistently excellent New Humanitarian reminds us that not all massacres (not even Russian ones) make the headlines.
A race to the top: how Oxfam pushed supermarkets to take human rights seriously. Nice example of influencing impact of league tables, if repeated regularly over a number of years.
Power of league tables part 2. Annual world rankings of universities by subject. IDS Number One in development studies (again), followed by SOAS, Oxford, LSE and Cambridge. Yep, Brits taking top five spots, even as UK government dev falls apart around us. Harvard at number six! Stand back to watch top 3 celebrate, and everyone else question the methodology. LSE sort of on the cusp, I would imagine…… 😉
New, never before seen footage of Prince, aged 11. And he’s supporting striking teachers because “I think they should get some more money ‘cos they really working extra hours for us” ht Ben Phillips
Some more extraordinary comms work from the Ukraine, this time pushing Europeans to stop buying Russian oil ht Luke Johnson