Links I Liked

Trickle down economics + tax havens ht Sony Kapoor

‘Make Us Feel Uncomfortable…’ Three Tips From @PaulPolman On How Charities Should Work With Business. Nice write up of his recent talk to @Oxfam staff

Myanmar’s first literary work since coup reveals ‘courage and altruism’ of writers. Love the idea of ‘witness writing’ (≥ protest writing)…

15 of the best Putin ridiculously long table memes. Special mention for the Bernie Sanders one – quite poignant in its way. And here’s a nice explainer of the perils of ‘DNA theft’ that has led to this.

From Samantha Power (USAID boss): ‘Incredible: in just a few weeks, Uganda’s #COVID19 vaccination rate JUMPED from 14% to 47%. This sort of success is not easy, even with vaccine availability increasing. But with @USAID support, the government rolled out a ​​comprehensive mass vaccination campaign w/ tremendous results.

The Indian air force used elephant helicopters for ceremonial flyovers in the 70s. Wild.

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One Response to “Links I Liked”
  1. Savio C

    On tips from @paulPolman – If corporate leaders just did what they are supposed to do – i.e respect and uphold human rights, be transparent, follow the rule of law, be accountable, pay their fair share locally, stop supply chain from destroying the planet (remember palm oil), ensure labour rights, protect the planet etc. then the social sector could have invested their precious time and energy on more pressing issues.
    Why keep us occupied trying to make them feel uncomfortable, when many in the corporate world live their lives in comfort putting profits before people and planet?

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