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.

14.12.17

Zimbabwe after Mugabe: three reasons for hope

This blog post about the recent resignation of Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe was originally written on ODI by Fortunate Machingura.

08.03.17

Why it makes sense to build ecosystem restoration into economic growth plans

It’s increasingly clear that there is something fundamentally wrong with the way humans run the world.

01.02.17

Is Humanitarian Journalism in Crisis?

What can we do about it?

18.05.16

Designer activism and post-democracy

Re-blog from Alex de Waal: for campaigners committed to transformational social change, the unscripted howl of celebrities is a weak peg on which to hang a movement.

27.04.16

Research as political scrutiny

Our guest blogger, Professor Emma Crewe, SOAS, discusses the relationship between researchers & political elites in the Global South.