The SDGs Should Stand for Senseless, Dreamy, Garbled

Play sports! Be in harmony with nature! And end all preventable deaths! Only the U.N. could have come up with a document so worthless.


Cards Against Humanitarians

How a satirical card game is skewering the international development industry — and raising uncomfortable critiques of the global development agenda.


Stopping Europe’s Refugee Crisis at the Source

To halt the flow of people fleeing war, poverty, and oppression, the international community needs to redouble aid efforts where they're needed most.


Vladimir Putin’s Grapes of Wrath

As former Soviet republics develop closer ties with the West, 
Russia is pulling out all the stops to keep them in the fold. Amid this 
battle, Moldova’s wine industry has become the unlikeliest front.


9 Ways the TPP Is Bad for Developing Countries

The TPP is supposed to create a level playing field for trade. Instead, it unfairly shackles developing economies.


Why Is the United States Letting Its Best Foreign Aid Tool Fall Apart?

As America is blowing billions by using its military as a one-size-fits-all solution for emergencies around the world, USAID is understaffed, underfunded, and on the cusp of crisis.

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