It was such a pleasure to speak with one of my favorite radio shows, On The Media from WNYC, about the consequences of Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent declaration of genocide in relation to ISIS. You can listen to the segment here.
I spoke with Amy Costello at Tiny Spark podcasts about global advocacy movements and the challenges of mobilizing the goodwill of volunteers in a way that translates into real change for the people they are advocating on behalf of. You can listen to the podcast here. And more generally I’d encourage folks to check out [...]
Scott Guggenheim is the most influential development expert you’ve never heard of. A grad school buddy of new Afghan President, Asraf Ghani, Guggenheim has pioneered the Community Driven Development approach that puts locals in charge of their own development projects. I interviewed him in my first stint as guest host at UN Dispatch. You can [...]
In this 20-minute podcast from the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, I speak with two of the staff that work there: One, a survivor of the 1994 genocide, who now guides visitors around the memorial, and another from the Aegis Trust in the U.K. In addition to walking listeners through the exhibition, (documenting the pathways to [...]
What would you ask Ebrahim Abdullah? ماذا ستسالون ابراهيم عبدالله؟Que souhaitez-vous demander à Ebrahim Abdullah?Państwa pytania dla Ebrahima AbdullahCosa chiederesti ad Ebrahim Abdullah?
I spent yesterday afternoon with an inspiring group of activists, writers, students and artists at the launch of It’s Our Turn to Read, at the Kenya National Theatre here in Nairobi. The project is a civil society response to the “informal ban” of Michela Wrong’s book It’s Our Turn To Eat: The story of a [...]