06.03.19

The effects of the Colombian peace process on urban barrios populares

Blog post written by Angela Lin  and Melanie Lombard discussing the effects of the Colombian peace process on cities and in particular, low-income neighbourhoods.

07.11.18

Cartoonists can be an important voice of dissent: but they can also be divisive

Political cartoonists need to continue to speak truth to power, but in so doing must ensure they do not cause division and hostility.

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31.10.18

Tanzania Outlaws Fact-Checking, Seeks World Bank Aid to Create New Facts

Following the playbook of Argentina and Greece, Tanzania has criminalized scrutiny of its economic and social data—creating a quandary for its international creditors.

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28.08.18

The Strange Neglect of Diversity within Microfinance Institutions

One of the vices of poverty is not being able to access that little bit of extra money when you need it

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16.08.18

Traitors List: ‘traitors’ in political and media rhetoric today

Traitor accusations are becoming increasingly widespread in western and international politics and media. Who are the modern ‘enemies within’ and what are the contexts in which they appear?

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12.08.18

The evidence suggests that support for UK development NGOs is actually growing

Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB, discusses

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