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To date, $69.8 million has been raised for Boston marathon victims, 14 of which required lower limb amputations. Yet, in the US alone, approximately 65,000 diabetic patients require lower limb amputations yearly. Resources for the latter group are scarce. Why?
On International Day of People with Disability, I call for more analysis of the greatest need, and not just focussing on causes that we understand easily. This way, we can hopefully work towards a better future for over…Continue
It's easy to think that high level meetings in the UN determine what is or isn't on the international agenda. In reality, however, ordinary people are the ones who hold this power.
This is a piece I wrote for The Huffington Post highlighting the power of crowdfunding to change the world as you see it.…
Who represents the poor? How do corporations define and shape perceptions of social issues, and what is the impact of this influence? I take a look at the CSR programme of an airline, Jetstar Australia. and argue that too often, these programmes are shaped by the corporation not by the needs of the people.
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Over a year ago, we gave you 52 reasons to date an aid worker. It remains one of our most popular posts, and maybe it convinced you that an aid worker would make a great romantic partner. If so, you should know right now that there are some things you will never hear from their lips.