Development organisations and charities like to shock us with their images. They want us to feel bad and most of all they want us to give them money.
How this practice distorts our view of a rich and multifaceted continent seems not to matter. The
latest Stride edition writes that Continue reading
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Tagged Africa, charity, critical whiteness, development organisations, ethics, global education, images, media, paternalism, Postcolonial Theory, public sphere, racism, stereotypes, Stride, white charity, whiteness theory |
Can economists ever leave the market-glorifying paradigm behind?
If we look at the prescription of greening the system, we might as well think nothing really changes. But slowly but surely, different voices emerge in the academia. Continue reading
Posted in Economy |
Tagged academia, alternative, business studies, change of paradigm, economic imperialism, economical ethics, economics, economy, ethics, freeconomy, humane market economy, Mark Boyle, Menschliche Marktwirtschaft, Switzerland |
The question is: how far are we willing to go to make the world better for everyone?
That is always and definitely a good basis for discussion. If you want to make the argument even more heated, introduce this idea to your next talk: eradicate poverty by eliminating borders.
Posted in Good ideas |
Tagged borders, equality, equilibrium, ethics, Global voices, Migration, open borderes, Peter Singer, poverty, practical ethics, solutions |