Why denying refugees the right to work is a catastrophic error

Why denying refugees the right to work is a catastrophic error | Paul Collier and Alexander Betts

From the 1980s on, a dominant international approach has been taken towards the majority of the world’s refugees. Concentrated in a small number of host countries, close to war zones, displaced people have been settled in what have become known as „humanitarian silos“.

The information war, is real and we are losing it

UW professor: The information war is real, and we’re losing it

A University of Washington professor started studying social networks to help people respond to disasters. But she got dragged down a rabbit hole of twitter-boosted conspiracy theories, and ended up mapping our political moment. Share story It started with the Boston marathon bombing, four years ago.

‚They take us very seriously now‘: how co-operatives could take back Kampala

‚They take us very seriously now‘: how co-operatives could take back Kampala

It’s the day after a storm in Kampala, Uganda, and in the low-lying district of Namuwongo that means flooded houses, children playing in water from an overflowing sewer and sludgy, slippery ground that makes it nearly impossible to walk. Fruit seller Nana Kabogere, 33, was born here and lives here.

Verschwörungstheorien – Meine verirrten Freunde

Meine verirrten Freunde – Das Magazin

Es ist ein Jahr her, dass ein Freund anfing, mir von seinen Zweifeln zu erzählen, dass das World Trade Center wegen des Crashs der zwei Flugzeuge eingestürzt sei. Er habe viel gelesen und halte das nicht mehr für plausibel. Es war Freitagabend, wir standen dicht gedrängt in einer dunklen Wohnung, tranken Bier, das Privatkonzert war …