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Week 4, TED Talking: The Danger of a Single Story, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Note: you can watch this TED talk here. I say you can watch it, though I should say you must watch it.

Before I had watched this TED talk, I had actually heard a quotation from it, though not knowing its source. 783 more words


Corbyn's Brexit nonsense

By Peter ‘Fat Man on a Keyboard’ Ryley (on 19th November):

Left out to dry

Two things caught my eye in the Brexit news and both were more thought provoking than the continuing bloodbath in the Conservative party. 566 more words

Labour Party

“Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none; and whoever has food must do likewise.” ~John the Baptizer

Jesus had a lot to say about the homeless, wealth, prosperity, poverty, riches, the poor, the needy and giving. Here is a compilation of everything I have found. 459 more words


A Chronicle of Life and Pain in Upstate New York by TEJU COLE

By Bhavesh Patil

Among young women in Troy, N.Y., the photographer Brenda Ann Kenneally captures a spiral of aimlessness and trouble.

Published: November 21, 2018 at 05:30AM

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Increasing income and resilience of the poorest: The role of economic inclusion programmes in social protection systems

By 1 : Aude de Montesquiou and Syed M. Hashemi (Partnership for Economic Inclusion 2 at the World Bank) and Alessandra Heinemann (ADB)

While the past two decades saw spectacular progress in the fight against poverty, more than 10% of the world’s population – 735 million people – still live below USD 1.90 per day. 1,174 more words