Take the Survey

You’ve probably seen this everywhere already, but as part of our ongoing effort to figure out why we do this, there’s an aid blog survey out there to find out … more Blood & Milk…


Me in Other Places

I’ve done a lot of writing lately, and I wanted to highlight a few pieces I’m especially proud of. I guest-posted on the Results for Development Institute blog, about how … more Blood & Milk…


Blog Action Day: Water

I wrote my big blog action day water post for UN Dispatch. Here, I will just say one thing: Hydrofracking. It’s terrifying, it’s poisonous, and it’s going global. Trackernews has … more Blood & Milk…


Is Bill Easterly useless?

Bill Easterly’s blog, Aid Watch, is taking some criticism in the development blogosphere right now. I normally try to avoid discussions like this because, honestly, my opinions change every 35 … more Blood & Milk…


Welcome metafilter visitors

Hello to everyone coming in from metafilter. For the record, I don’t consider myself to be an iconoclast. I am fairly certain that my ideas are 1) very ordinary and … more Blood & Milk…


Me, in other locations

I’m writing less often for Blood & Milk because I am writing in other places now. Some recent stuff that might interest you: The Lancet is Off-Base About Aid Agencies - … more Blood & Milk…


International Development – a bibliography

Here’s my bibliography for learning about international development. It’s not exhaustive – more the very basics as a starting point. Overall, I like books for theory and background, articles for … more Blood & Milk…