Links I Liked

February 16, 2015

     By Duncan Green     

Livestock demography: where do the world’s 1.4 billion cows, 19.6 billion chickens & 0.98 billion pigs live? Here’s the cowsglobal cows

Tolkien’s ‘one ring to rule them all’ as a parable for the attractions and perils of new technologies

UK aid watchdog criticises DFID for its efforts to expand work in fragile states, but accepts real impact will ‘take a generation’

No we are not all born equal. Smart 3 minute video explainer on US inequality.

Anthropologists v therapists – who has the best approach to helping people cope with post-disaster/conflict trauma?

Contrasting stories of mining activism:

What happens when a small NGO uses the OECD’s Contact Point mechanism to try and hold a big mining company to account in Bangladesh?

A British gold mining firm agrees (undisclosed) settlement over the deaths of Tanzanian villagers

Why won’t you slap her? Powerful campaign video from Italy – leaves me feeling bit uneasy though (but maybe that’s just because it’s so Italian)

[youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2OcKQ_mbiQ[/youtube]

 Right, I’m off on holidays for a week or so – couple of p0sts scheduled while I’m away, but otherwise, back in action next week.

February 16, 2015
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