Tag: development

February 18, 2007 / Audio

It was one year ago that Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was elected president of Liberia, promising the enormous task of rebuilding and reuniting the country. One year on, some may wonder how the process is going, what signs of progress and hope can be found across Liberia?…

January 2, 2007 / Audio

During 23C3 I had the good fortune of running into SJ who works for the Green Machine project. Which has been renamed the OLPC project, but I still like calling it the Green Machine because that is what it is… a 100 dollar laptop that…

November 14, 2006 / Audio

When asked where Tajikistan is located on the map, few people can identify it among the ex soviet republics. Perhaps that is one reason why the story of Tajikistan today so often goes untold. My guest, Amanda of ChistianAid, who works to improve life in…

November 11, 2006 / Audio

This being a family weekend in Brussels, I sat down to better explain what it is that is so troubling about the way we measure success in elections. With help from Monty Python, Ralph Nader, and a comment left by Tim Pritlove and others. Mentioned:…