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How do aid workers sleep at night? Erol Yayboke responds to our recent post on cognitive dissonance and offers advice on dealing with flaws in the aid industry - and how we should think about development work in the first place.
We're back with episode 4 of the MissionCreep podcast, featuring fresh and frank voices in global development. On the table this week: the many arseholes in development, perceptions of aid effectiveness and the top books aid workers are reading.
In his recent AMA on Reddit, Jeffrey Sachs gave his thoughts on global health, the Millennium Villages Project, and aid effectiveness, rejecting the claims of his critics that aid has failed. Rebekka Bond summarizes the discussion.
“Corporations rule the world,” the old saying goes. But perhaps, not anymore, as investors and customers channel their money according to their beliefs and moral principles. One avenue for this is impact investment, which according to Liza Moiseeva can build a bridge between profit-seeking investors and the work that development organisations do.