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The Most Effective Aid Blog Post Ever? (You’d Never Guess)


Okay, this is my last post on aid blogging. On the heels of my Who’s Who post and the Aid Blogging Charts, I’m about to go from being known as an aid blogger to that guy who blogs about aid bloggers. Ick. But I found this post today and at first it left me stupefied, […]

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Saving the World

Aid Blogging: A Cautionary Tale in Charts


A lot of people think pretty deep thoughts about the nexus of humanitarian aid and social media. I’m not one of them. Nevertheless, I started blogging and tweeting about international development and humanitarian aid a couple of years ago. Here’s what I’ve learned so far. 1. Applied Creativity I don’t know if creativity is a […]

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Blogging in the field...of international development

The New Who’s Who of International Development Blogging


The Updated Blogroll I realized the other day that I hadn’t updated my blogroll in about a year and a half. A lot has changed since then. Bill Easterly closed down the Aid Watch blog and is now blogging at NYU’s Development Research Institute; Tales from the Hood went off the air and locked many of his […]

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competent engagement?

A Moderate Elitist


There are some very active ongoing conversations around aid elitism at Tales From the Hood here and here, and at viewfromthecave here and here.  It’s had some spillover with the conversation about poverty tourism here and here. The posts themselves have been fairly moderate, but the comments seem to be driving a troubling polarity into the […]

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