Really horrible. Photo of 4-yr-old Syrian girl surrendering to a camera’s telephoto lens is real, not faked
Tourism: the world’s largest industry. One in every 11 jobs worldwide; 9.5% of global GDP. Yet of every $100 spent by an average developed-world tourist, only $5 remains in the destination’s economy [h/t Erinch Sahan]
What the climate movement must learn from religion: creating ‘altar calls’, conversion, witness, epiphany. And numbers: 40,000 people = London’s largest ever climate march, but 2 million attended UK Churches on Easter Sunday.
What happens when you let ‘experts’ tweak your draft SDGs/ post 2015 targets? They get worse.
UK elections: Whoever gave the green light for humour on London’s tube deserves our gratitude [h/t Diane Abbott]. And here’s 8 more top tube signs.
Time for some pessimism on governance:
Democracy behind bars: 11 opposition leaders facing jail or death
For the next few years, the richer Africa gets, the less democratic it will become [h/t Rakesh Rajani]