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February 28th, 2015 - 8:00 am § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

Brainwashed by the Do-Gooder Industrial Complex

"The Do-Gooder-Industrial-Complex likes to say 'You can make a difference over spring break.' We like to say that making a difference is an internal political process that is years in the making." A guest post by Shawn Humphrey[...]

February 27th, 2015 - 7:02 am § in Guest Bloggers, Poetry Pause

Friday’s Poetic Pause: Street Worker

How-matters.org’s Friday feature! Sharing "Street Worker" by Anthony Persaud. [...]

December 17th, 2014 - 7:10 am § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

When the protagonist isn’t a white kid

This and other lessons learned when traveling abroad as an international do-gooder[...]

December 13th, 2014 - 12:42 pm § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

Helping hands, ignoring demands: The contemporary approach to development?

What will it take for “customer satisfaction” to become our measure of success? A guest post by Jose Javier Lanza [...]

December 9th, 2014 - 8:16 am § in #IntlDevComms, Guest Bloggers

Why and how to avoid jargon

For the sake of your readers, even those fluent in devspeak, there’s a better way to tell the story.[...]

October 29th, 2014 - 8:35 am § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

West Africans are not powerless against Ebola…and neither are we

The strongest assets in this fight are the committed women and men who know and love their communities, says Alison Carlman. [...]