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Review of the White Paper on Irish Aid

“Every day you are helping the world’s poorest people” opens the summary of the Government White paper on Irish Aid. Irish Aid is the ‘Government

Cocoa with a conscience

In 2007, Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake asked photographer James Mollison to contribute to an exhibition on Chocolate that he was curating with Japanese industrial

Good news from Africa

It’s that time of the year again when news desks review the previous 12 months highlighting what is deemed important and newsworthy.  And, as with

A bad year for bad guys

2011 was a year of extraordinary people-powered resistance, starting with the ‘Arab Spring’ and spreading across many parts of the world. How did this resistance

The Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series

Development Economics – Question What you Read

What does it mean to critically engage with what you read and why does it matter? Emily Ramsay investigates microfinancing in development economics – the good, the bad and the neoliberal

The Expression Recession

From the 2019 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series Final Five, Ronan Daly explores the erosion of freedom of expression and the potential subsequent impacts

Corruption Redefined

Conor O’Brien, a 2019 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series Final Five finalist, explores corruption in its many guises.

Check out more posts from contributors to the series.