200 years, 200 countries and a massively positive story of human development, all in 4 minutes
Mashing a lazy newsman on Danish TV ‘There’s nothing to discuss. I am right and you are wrong.’
The miracle of the washing machine
A greatest hits compilation (stay with it through to the sword swallowing)
And his work lives on in the Gapminder site that he founded ‘to dismantle misconceptions and promote a fact-based worldview’. Check it out – it’s amazing.
Meanwhile, on other issues
US presidential slot: Mr Men does the Mexican wall, while other cartoonists are also having a field day. Liked this one on checks and balances. But Richard Reeves begs to differ. ‘Trump’s Presidency has been, so far, a brilliant political success’ and is well on course for two terms, he reckons.
This is a conversational blog written and maintained by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’. This personal reflection is not intended as a comprehensive statement of Oxfam's agreed policies.