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Haiti Seen as a Crisitunity: Who says what about rebuilding

The conversation about “What’s Best for Haiti?” is one that everyone is weighing in on.  It seems that the post-earthquake devastation is seen as a “crisi-tunity” for a country that was already facing poverty, corruption and debt before the natural disaster.  There’s hope that maybe the influx of aid and interest can lead to improvements [...]

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World Changing Top Ten Lists

Around this time of year, everyone is making lists both recapping and looking forward.  Here are a couple of my favourite lists right now: MSF’s Top Ten Humanitarian Crises of 2009 Doctors without Borders writes this annual ironic top ten list to bring attention to hot spots around the world. Change.org Top Ten Victories of [...]

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Blogging at Because I am a Girl

So, I’ve got a great new gig: blogging about development issues for young women over at Because I am a Girl.  “The Because I am a Girl movement is a global campaign to claim a brighter, safer future for girls” based on a long-term study by Plan Canada.  I blog about all sorts of stuff, [...]

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Toronto Events: September 20-27

FEATURED EVENT OF THE WEEK: ONE WEB DAY SEPTEMBER 22,2009. www.onewebday.org “OneWebDay is an Earth Day for the internet. The idea behind OneWebDay is to focus attention on a key internet value (this year, online participation in democracy), focus attention on local internet concerns (connectivity, censorship, individual skills), and create a global constituency that cares [...]

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Top Posts of 2008

A recap seems to be the thing to do in the blogosphere, although I’m a few days too late.  I got my inspiration here: Blood and Milk and Global Health Report.  So, here are the top five most popular posts on my blog in its first year – its a surprising mix! Ethiopian Nativity of [...]

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