Poverty is about power and politics. If you've never ended your own poverty, if you're not a part of the history and culture of those fighting poverty, if you don't pay taxes or vote in communities experiencing the poverty you're trying to eradicate, then you can only ever be a Sidekick - not a superhero!
Natalie Jesionka prompts us all: it's time to start being more transparent about the challenges and failures in our work.
Teddy Ruge on why we must wake up and address the conditions that allowed Louise to come and give a Coke and a toothy smile to Zimba.
Tom Jarman suggests that corporate partnerships can undermine NGOs' credibility when it comes to climate change and social justice campaigns.
Sara Gorman discusses "innovation" in health and development, highlighting the importance of ethical guidelines when implementing new ideas.