Published in: openDemocracyUK5 reasons Priti Patel is the last person Britain should be listening to on foreign aid
Yes there’s a problem with the aid budget – and Priti Patel is among those most responsible.
Published in: TransformationCould NGOs flourish in a future without foreign aid?
Only when myths are revealed as myths can there be a clear-eyed conversation about the best ways forward.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaThe World Bank in the OPT
The World Bank’s relationship to occupied Palestine is an unusual one, and one that has not been particularly effective in terms of its stated goals. This is partly due to limitations of its mandate and of the ‘development for peace’ paradigm.
Published in: TransformationSuffering happens, but Pakistan's Afghan refugees are more than just victims
The word 'refugee' conjures up images of rows of tents, barefoot children and saddened faces. The reality is more complex. My research shows that Afghan refugees have developed lives alongside Pakistani nationals in Karachi's poor katchi abadi areas: marrying, working, loving and learning together.