i’ve been slow on pirate news. sometimes my google alert for ‘pirate’ brings me good things; most of the time it is about sports teams. in any case, something good came in today. a lieutenant commander in the french navy noted that west africa and the gulf of guinea is a good place to beContinue reading “west african pirates”
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targeting vaccine teams: and now nigeria
this seems to be the first time workers were killed in nigeria, despite previous opposition to vaccines. on thursday, a controversial islamic cleric spoke out against the polio vaccination campaign, telling people that new cases of polio were caused by contaminated medicine. more on targeting vaccination workers here.
bringing in the state for experiments and development efforts — when? how?
there have been a lot of mentions of governments, experiments, ownership, & development in the past two weeks that sparked a few ideas in my head. the underlying theme is that we need to start considering not just the political economy of the contexts in which we work but how to actually bring political andContinue reading “bringing in the state for experiments and development efforts — when? how?”