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12/5/08

A reminder that people, not words, are what's important

I spent two full days at the UN Climate Change Conference in Poznan. Until then my knowledge of these issues was very vague and abstract. I could barely grasp what was happening when TV cameras Read More

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11/7/08

On the Streets of Nairobi

Driving in the streets of Nairobi is a nightmare. But the more you do it, the more 'normal' it becomes, to the point that when you go on home leave, Read More

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9/16/08

Time Machines

My first lesson in the realities of poverty and global inequality came on a trip to Guatemala when I was four years old. My father, a doctor, had volunteered for a rural medical project, and Read More

4/24/08

A Nutty Idea that Just Might Work

“Extreme poverty can be ended in our lifetime.’

If you believe this, you are:

a) Optimistic bordering on delusional.

b) A Read More