What’s the half life of different social media (time it takes for a piece of content to reach 50% of its total lifetime engagement) ht @anutopiaa
Why systems thinking changes how we think about development. Good student write-up of great Owen Barder LSE lecture
‘Why are people protesting? Using data for 118 countries from 2007 to 2014, we find that the incidence of peaceful protests and strikes tends to rise during growth slowdowns and recessions as well as during times of decreased subjective well-being‘
Top parenting/babysitting tip
I just finished reading ‘I Was Their American Dream’, by Malaka Gharib. Delightful graphic novel about growing up in US as child of Filipino and Egyptian parents. Funny, insightful, human, charming. Treat yourself.
A comms masterclass on how to engage the public about extreme wealth inequality in the US