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Archive for the ‘Reflection & Rumination’ Category

July 14th, 2015 - 8:45 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Ideas that never made it to the page

A list of the posts I didn't write over the last year or so. [...]

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[...]

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 [...]

November 29th, 2014 - 11:10 am § in Reflection & Rumination

“An Idiot Abroad” on Geldof

With Band Aid 30 controversy in the news, a so-called moron’s observations seem pretty insightful. [...]