2020. Wouldn’t recommend.
Some good 2020 round-ups for those who were a bit distracted last year and want to catch up
- Top Africa Stories of the Year 2020
- New Humanitarian most read posts of 2020
- Highlights from the LSE Africa Centre blog
- Worldwide Protests in 2020: Carnegie Endowment
- The Best of 2020: What We Read While the World Burned Around Us (Research Edition) – from the Center for Global Development
Impatience: a deep cause of Western failure in handling the pandemic. Another erudite reflection from Branko Milanovic. (I wd add death of deference)
The global politics of vaccine allocation, and how universal vaccination is stymied by global power asymmetries. Ken Shadlen on Covax.
Where the aid sector is stuck, good insights from Arbie Baguios
‘The 100 Questions Initiative maps the world’s 100 most pressing, high-impact questions that could be answered with data.’ Covers Migration, Governance, gender, future of work, air quality and disinformation ht Nicola Nixon
New UK government guidelines on how to amend speech to avoid spreading. Delightfully silly ht Global Policy