Monthly Archives: February 2010

Brain drains, brain gains and economists

Provoked or stimulated by a piece on migration on ¬†Owen Barder’s blog, referencing a piece on the AidWatchers blog, I’ve stuck my oar in. I’ve been wanting to do this for a while. Challenging the borders-up mentality prevalent in many … Continue reading

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The Corner House – persistently fighting corruption

As a PS to my tanzania-related rant, I thought I should big up the Corner House. Their persistence in pursuing British Aerospace and its networks of corruption is inspirational. Great work!

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Less talk, more action – UK party politics and international development

As a follow up to the debate between Owen Barder and Kevin Watkins about development, party politics and the Conservative Party’s Green Paper on international development, readers might be interested in supporting the ONE campaign’s efforts to get the three … Continue reading

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