It's #GivingTuesday! Scott Weathers issues a call to consider where you shouldn't give, and makes the case for giving money directly to the poor.
Who represents the poor? How do corporations define and shape perceptions of social issues, and what is the impact of this influence? Weh Yeoh takes a look at the CSR programme of an airline and argues that too often, these programmes are shaped by the corporation, not the needs of the people.
The recent media frenzy over Madonna's activities in Malawi shows how closely we scrutinize celebrities' philanthropy and advocacy. But why? And with our attention focussed on Madonna, Bono, and George Clooney, are we paying enough attention to NGOs themselves? Jennifer Foth explores the intersection of celebrity, philanthropy, and development.
"People have been playing more games these days in Washington D.C. And I don’t mean the strategies of the Obama and Romney spin teams." A Guest post by Jennifer Lentfer of how-matters.org on the value of using games in aid and development.
This is the first Aidworks podcasts to be featured on WhyDev and what a start! The inimitable Albion Harrison-Naish has a great guest for you, in an exclusive interview that is only being featured on our site. First up, we have Stephen Robertson of Opportunity International Australia, talking about the growth of social entrepreneurism. Which direction is the "4th sector"...