Archive for month September, 2015

  • September 25, 2015

    RCTs inside...

    The post-2015 debate has kept alive the issue of finding new alternatives to attack poverty. Meanwhile, policy wonks in the blogosphere are quietly but fervently discussing the proliferating effect of randomized control trials

  • September 25, 2015

    Paris 2015:...

    Climate Negotiations are moving painfully slow. It is not a surprise for those people that work on the issue of climate change. Since the constitution of a working group in 1992, this has been the melody playing throughout meetings, debates, public lectures and conventions.

  • September 25, 2015

    Why we...

    Something like thirty years ago, Jorgen Lissner – a Danish aid worker – denounced the instrumental use of images of starving children in fundraising campaigns

  • September 25, 2015

    Fixing the...

    The economic development of the last hundred years has helped the humanity to make incredible achievements in public health, including the control of infectious diseases, safer and healthier foods as well as mothers and babies in good health

  • September 25, 2015

    Do you...

    After a long and bruising battle to steer an industry-friendly land acquisition law through India’s Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government finally waved the white flag last month

  • September 25, 2015

    How Soap...

    Stories have existed before recorded history through cave paintings, speeches and gestures, capturing the imagination of people throughout time