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Turn aid upside down through global, social enterprise

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In Lions for Lambs, Robert Redford, playing Professor Stephen Malley, looks at his student Todd Hayes and says, “Rome is burning.” And by Rome, of course, he meant the United States. Sadly, with the United States struggling to solve its own issues, the rest of the world gets burned too. Afghanistan’s...
Turn aid upside down through global, social enterprise

Latest BuzzFeed Listicle Contributor: President Obama

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Our presidential candidates are fond of numbering their points during debates--they sound like talking listicles. But the Obama campaign is the first to place one of those listicle-style presentations in its native environment: BuzzFeed. Meet BuzzFeed's first paid political content: "4 Ways President Obama Will Strengthen The Middle Class." It...
Latest BuzzFeed Listicle Contributor: President Obama

Kenya building a digital future in Africa's silicon savannah

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Fibre optic cable delivering revolutionary change was laid while African neighbours were booking hotels for more talking shopsIf there is such a thing as an African version of California's Silicon Valley, the country that is arguably leading the race to the future is Kenya.Household tech names such as Google, Intel,...
Kenya building a digital future in Africa's silicon savannah
The 21st Century Gold Rush Announced At Disrupt: Raw Data

How transparent is world aid data? Visualise where the money flows and win $2,000

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Can you visualise the world of aid - and how transparent it is? If you could, you too could win $2,000• Datasets• Terms and conditions• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianHelp us visualise the flow of aid around the world. How transparent is aid data? Millions of...
How transparent is world aid data? Visualise where the money flows and win $2,000

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

‘Slut factories’ and Super PACs: Melinda Gates on ‘Colbert’

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Did Stephen Colbert just get away with calling the Gates Foundation a ‘slut factory?’ Last night the cantankerous faux right-winger took aim at Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, on The Colbert Report. Gates appeared on Colbert to talk foreign aid, especially the Foundation’s new initiative...
‘Slut factories’ and Super PACs: Melinda Gates on ‘Colbert’

Live debate with Guardian and Google on Data, Censorship, Foreign Aid and International Development

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Join the Guardian and Google for a live debate on the role of data in international development on Tuesday 16 October from 6pm until 9pm• Take part in our competition and win $2,000The Guardian and Google will be hosting a live event on Tuesday 16 October focusing on the role...
Live debate with Guardian and Google on Data, Censorship, Foreign Aid and International Development

Is there a flypaper effect for public health-based foreign aid?

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Is there a flypaper effect for public health-based foreign aid?
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