For whatever reason, the start of Spring season lately has signaled an emergence of chaos in the world of international development communications. For the past few years, the February – May time frame unveiled the development community’s worst ideas. In 2009, it was Ashton Kutcher and Malaria No More, in 2010 it was Jason Sadler […]

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World Vision USA plans to ship 100,000 discarded NFL shirts to developing countries after the Super Bowl. No, it is not Jason Sadler again. A respected chorus of smart aid critics are setting their targets on World Vision’s practice of donating the NFL’s “misprinted” shirts. This is a practice that has to be stopped because it is terribly destructive to local economies.

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