The Hippocratic Oath (Source: Health Times)

One idea that drives contemporary environmental justice movements is the right of future generations. This idea recognises that what we do for the sake of “development” today — for example, manufacture products or invent technologies — have an environmental impact and can lead to adverse outcomes in the future.

The…

The origin of human social life. (Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History)

“Is international aid inherently fraught and should we just ‘burn it down’…or is there a way out of this?”

That is the question The New Humanitarian recently asked the audience of one of their events. Most who answered were split in roughly two camps: 31% agree that “aid is inherently…

(“Forklift Lifts A Cubicle And Moves To Stack”, John O’Brien)

David Graeber, an anthropologist at the London School of Economics, recently published the book Bullshit Jobs, where he talks about “jobs which even the person doing the job can’t really justify the existence of, but they have to pretend that there’s some reason for it to exist.”

Bullshit jobs are…

Aid Re-imagined

Re-imagining the way we do aid towards effectiveness and justice.

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