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In the recent opinion piece, “To Solve the Opioid Crisis, Go to War,” Matt Mayer issues an incendiary and dangerous proposal for US Congress to declare war on Mexican cartels in order to prevent fatal opiate overdoses of Americans. 242 more words

Solomon and Ras Tafari

I followed Tesfaye around Lalibela for three hours.  It was pretty gruelling; it involved hiking up and down uneven, twisting stone steps.

The altitude was 2,600 feet.  629 more words


Revisiting and Sustaining Peace

Summers are a good time to catch up on reading, reviewing or preparing for what the new academic year may bring. It is a good time to clear out any unwanted materials, articles or books. 241 more words



I was breathless as I tried to keep up with my guide, Tesfaye, as he hopped from boulder to boulder up a steep “path” to Lalibela, where we would go back in time 800 years. 669 more words


Climate Change and the Principles of Modern International Development. 22/5/2013

The global environment crisis posits a major challenge into the fundamental principles concerning modern development. The relevance of certain development strategies has been questioned due to gradual environment changes in recent history. 2,471 more words

International Affairs

Sahlins' Development Paradox. 14/4/2013

American anthropologist Marshal Sahlins in his work Stone Age Economics, published in 1974, acknowledged a paradox in development today. This paradox is essentially the progression of modern development mutually ensures the relative increase in global hunger and poverty. 993 more words

International Affairs

Digital Impact Report

As the Creative Director of The HALO Trust’s first digital impact report, I worked with a team of web developers to design and produce a digital counterpart to the charity’s paper annual report, adding new functionality to the website and offering content for demand generation through digital marketing. 27 more words

International Development