In the season finale to end all others, US election of the ultimate "Celebrity Apprentice" to office last week brought disruption of seemingly apocalyptic magnitude. The question on every development worker's lips is: What does a President Trump mean for the aid world? Here to offer some analysis is Dr. Neil McCulloch, Director of the Economic Policy Programme in Oxford...
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!
Thought "Book of Mormon" was just an offensive play about a religious minority? Our Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Ambrose uncovers its true messages on how to improve international development.
In times of crisis, humanitarian NGOs and their employees have needs - for mechanics, landlords, entertainment and other services that could be provided locally. Marc DuBois wants to know why development NGOs aren't helping local people establish these types of businesses.
What do we hope to accomplish by criticising people's good intentions or their volunteer work? Our Communications Director Rachel Kurzyp weighs in and asks for a better alternative.