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Blog 0415 TedTHE HIDDEN REASON FOR POVERTY
At the start of this week, a new TED Talk was released. Delivered by human rights attorney Gary Haugen, who was sent to Rwanda in 1994 to be the director of the UN’s genocide investigation, the talk is entitled: The hidden reason for poverty the world more ...
Natalie Williams
Blog 0313 FishGLOBAL HUNGER - TIME FOR ACTION
The problem of food shortages, hunger and starvation around the world constantly troubles the conscience of the church in the West. The focus is usually a particular crisis caused by warfare, drought or other natural disaster. Appeals go out, money is rai more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 1111 DesertDISASTER RELIEF - SOME DEEPER QUESTIONS
Despite everything I said in my last post, the fact remains that many people remain curiously detached from the huge human catastrophes caused by natural disasters. This may be because we are selfish or lazy. Or perhaps it is because we still have some more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 1111 PotsDISASTER RELIEF-A MODERN BLESSING
I heard on the news last week that the UN emergency food programme in Pakistan has only received 20% of the funds it requires. A spokesman said that it will close down in a few weeks unless individual nations start making generous donations. This is extra more ...
Martin Charlesworth