Category: General

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Honestly, it really isn’t a ‘scary time’ for men. Thanks Lynzy Lab Stewart “Ninety-five percent of economics is common sense.” Ha-Joon Chang in the LSE student paper, on Brexit, trade and Kpop, after launching this year’s series of Friday afternoon guest lectures at the LSE. Details of top line up of future speakers here. It’s…

By Duncan Green October 22, 2018 0

Legal earthquakes and the struggle against Mining in Mexico

Second post from a great visit to Mexico last week to launch the Spanish language edition of How Change Happens. Few things get development folk fired up as much as mining. For many NGOs and grassroots organizations, not much has changed since the Conquistadores: mining is plunder. Given their long history in terms of pollution,…

By Duncan Green October 19, 2018 1

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US subtitler v Dr Who (who is from Huddersfield) Oxfam’s new ‘Make Change Happen’ MOOC (free online course) kicks off next week. Register here. Fox News TV presenter falls off chair. Colleague pretends nothing happened and goes into next segment. Weird. Adding formulaic pro-diversity statements to job ads actually reduces the number of applications from…

By Duncan Green October 8, 2018 6

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Whatever the eventual decision, some images of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings are indelible – like the expressions on the faces of the women behind him…… I’m heading to Mexico this week to launch How Change Happens in Spanish (Como Ocurren los Cambios). Will stick up links to events as I get them. Enjoyed talking to…

By Duncan Green October 1, 2018 0