Sustainable Development Goal 8 calls for ‘Decent Work For All’ by 2030. How could development actors best contribute to this in the face of the ongoing revolution in digital technology and automation?

  • We should invest in new forms of training and education to maximise people's chances of adapting along with technological change (56%, 51 Votes)
  • Shocks are inevitable – we have to invest in innovative social protection systems like universal basic income (51%, 46 Votes)
  • Spread out and improve the work by making reforms to working practices e.g. reduce the working week, job shares, etc. (34%, 31 Votes)
  • We shouldn’t be Luddites - the economy will throw up new jobs as it always has. Learn from history people. (14%, 13 Votes)
  • I’d quite welcome a robot taking my job – they even might be better at log frames. (8%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 91

Start Date: February 16, 2017 @ 5:01 pm
End Date: No Expiry


Which of these 8 songs would make the best Song for Davos (you have 3 votes)

  • Abba: Money Money Money (34%, 45 Votes)
  • Bob Marley: Them Belly Full (31%, 42 Votes)
  • Tracy Chapman: Mountains O’ Things (28%, 37 Votes)
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival: Fortunate Son (25%, 34 Votes)
  • Motorhead: Eat the Rich (23%, 31 Votes)
  • Juliani: Utawala (18%, 24 Votes)
  • UB40: 1 in 10 (17%, 23 Votes)
  • The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band: Everything’s Raising but the Wages (8%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 134

Start Date: January 17, 2017 @ 5:16 pm
End Date: No Expiry


In the US/Brexit election, who did you vote for or support (if ineligible to vote)?

  • Clinton and Remain (75%, 299 Votes)
  • 3rd party candidate and Remain (18%, 70 Votes)
  • Clinton and Brexit (3%, 13 Votes)
  • Trump and Brexit (2%, 6 Votes)
  • Trump and Remain (1%, 5 Votes)
  • Some other combination I haven't thought of (1%, 5 Votes)
  • 3rd party candidate and Brexit (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 399

Start Date: January 4, 2017 @ 9:49 am
End Date: No Expiry


Development effectiveness is

  • not worth getting worked up about (46%, 113 Votes)
  • a vile abuse against the English language that should be purged from our lexicons (32%, 78 Votes)
  • actually quite a useful concept (23%, 55 Votes)

Total Voters: 244

Start Date: November 11, 2016 @ 7:30 am
End Date: No Expiry


Which name do you prefer for a research programme on empowerment and accountability in fragile and conflict settings?

  • REACH (Research for Empowerment, Accountability and Change) (53%, 106 Votes)
  • SPEAK (Social, Political, Empowerment and Accountability Knowledge) (27%, 53 Votes)
  • EMPACT (Empowerment and Accountability) (20%, 40 Votes)

Total Voters: 199

Start Date: October 26, 2016 @ 3:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry


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