A few years back, I wrote a newsletter and I loved it. It was dedicated entirely to helping people find and keep jobs in the international development sector. It was priced affordably so I knew that no one would be shut out for cost, and I updated it weekly. Sometimes more. I stopped running it… Read More »
A number of email subscribers let me know they can’t see the links in new posts. So, for you email folks: sign up for the newsletter at https://www.patreon.com/IDCL Sorry for the extra email!
I’m just putting this up here to apologize to anyone who still gets email notifications. One of the old user accounts got hacked and posted a bunch of garbage. I’ve deleted all the spam, and the account. I really apologize. For those of you still on the email update list – I don’t blog at… Read More »
It’s well known at this point that the United Nations brought cholera to Haiti. The worst cholera outbreak in recent global health records, in a country that hadn’t seen cholera in its recorded history. 9700 people died. The UN then spent six years attempting to avoid admitting to its role in the transmission. Finally, molecular… Read More »
I’m not longer updating Blood & Milk, but you may like my writing on international development over at This World Needs Brave. This week I’ve written about climate change jargon, and how to help after Hurricane Matthew. I also have a post coming up later today about Transparency and who it’s really for which… Read More »
Blood and Milk readers, you might like my most recent post at This World Needs Brave, in which I go for a bit about poverty and terrorism.
I love this blog and I always will; it’s some of my best work. For a long time I thought I’d start writing here again. I actually reorganized my whole life to give myself time to write. I shifted from full time work to independent consulting and coaching so I wouldn’t have to worry about employer… Read More »
Dear Alanna: I would really like to go to University next year but am still unable to decide what to study. All i know is that i am interested in social problems such as poverty, poor education and inequality to name a few. I am not sure what degree would suit me or give me… Read More »
Observant readers will have noticed I have not updated this blog since February. I have every intention of starting again soon. Really soon. In the meantime, I’ve started writing in other places. I am now writing regularly for UN Dispatch on global health issues – see me eviscerate Russian HIV policy right over here. I will… Read More »
A friend of mine in Tajikistan used to consistently buy prepackaged foods for her children. Anything specifically marketed to kids caught her attention. She’d buy it – all of it, and feed it to them, even when it was more expensive than other options. So, functionally, she was raising her kids on a diet of… Read More »