Taking issue with celebrities’ roles in humanitarian causes
How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster (book review)
Why Charity:water and others claiming cheap water fixes might be causing more harm than good
What child soldiering tells us about trafficking, child labor, and enslavement
Women in the Congo don’t see themselves as victims, maybe we shouldn’t either
A roundup of articles discussing all things quinoa
The problem with voluntourism
So you want a development job working “with the people” “on the front line” “in the field”?
Are we the kind of people who do this, or are we not?
Stories are a powerful weapon in communicating a message
Background on the conflict in Mali and why it is complicated
This is what it feels like to be photographed by the media in a moment of grief
An interview with Steve Hege, who helped write the UN Group of Experts report on the DRC
Five truths you won’t hear any U.S. official admit about our foreign policy
This is how to have a rational discussion with someone who has different views than you
Christ can be found everywhere, including in The Biggest Loser
Can you be a follower of Jesus without the Bible?
Sesame Street does a series of tweets in the style of the The Monster at The End of This Book
The inside story of Siri’s origins
This Russian family was cut off from all human contact for 40 years
What do birds and photosynthesis have to do with quantum physics?
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