It would be an understatement to say that my article “Celebrity Stunts of Altruism are Killing Livelihoods in Africa,” didn’t get any link-love. It went beyond that. It kick-started a wide-ranging debate that touched on all sides of Ashton Kutcher, malaria, foreign aid, and Africa’s place in the aid debate. I have been really humbled […]

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So if you haven’t heard, Ashton Kutcher is throwing his trucker hat in the “I can stop malaria” ring of shameless honor. This time using all manner of self-promotion via a pseudo-popularity battle with CNN to see who can amass 1 million followers the fastest. And the gimmick? Kutcher will buy 10,000 bed nets if […]

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