Arab meltdown live; T shirts and development; what’s changed because of the global crisis?; MDGs 2.0; big news on climate science; Schwarzenegger c/o a 9 year-old Tanzanian: links I liked
What to follow on the Middle East Crisis? How about a single site with the twitter feeds and Al Jazeera live feed on breaking events across the Arab World? [h/t Wronging Rights] Or a pleasingly splenetic ‘Top Five Myths’ about US media coverage of the crisis? [h/t Chris Blattman]
“The crisis has accelerated the arrival of our future. Even for the winners, this is quite a shock.” Martin Wolf explores the political and economic trends that have been galvanized by the financial crisis.
As the 2015 MDG deadline closes in, Andy Sumner surveys the debate on what comes next – MDGs 2.0 anyone?
Some big news in climate science: we seem to be getting to the point when we can attribute specific disasters (partially) to climate change, with numbers attached. Lawyers everywhere must be licking their lips….
And finally, I have no idea what point about the construction of masculinity this video is making, but watching a 9 year old Tanzanian boy lovingly recall the plot of his favourite Arnold Schwarzenegger movie is strangely riveting. [h/t Alex Evans]