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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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"Oh, hell no!" I'm neither that culturally sensitive nor that drunk.

The Culturally-Sensitive Butt:


on language, food, humility, and humor. A Swiss man, looking for directions, pulls up at a bus stop where two Americans are waiting. “Entshuldigung, können Sie Deutsch sprechen?” he asks. The two Americans just stare at him. “Excusez-moi, parlez vous Francais?” he tries. The two continue to stare. “Parlare Italiano?” No response. “¿Hablan ustedes Español?” […]

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