Is Rusty Radiator's short list of the worst aid ads in 2017

  • Fair? (63%, 20 Votes)
  • Unfair? (37%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 32

Start Date: December 5, 2017 @ 7:26 am
End Date: No Expiry


Should I continue to use Uber taxis?

  • Yes, but only if Uber starts treating its drivers as employees with rights (52%, 151 Votes)
  • Yes (37%, 107 Votes)
  • No (14%, 41 Votes)

Total Voters: 291

Start Date: November 16, 2017 @ 7:30 am
End Date: No Expiry


When it comes to using research to influence policy

  • Both Academics and NGOs can learn a lot from each other (88%, 434 Votes)
  • Academics should resist the pressure to achieve and measure impact (14%, 71 Votes)
  • Academics should learn from NGOs about how to achieve and measure impact (7%, 35 Votes)
  • NGOs should learn from academics about how to achieve and measure impact (6%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 492

Start Date: July 10, 2017 @ 3:46 pm
End Date: No Expiry


Writing and producing a 3rd edition of From Poverty to Power

  • Would be a useful exercise – the book is still relevant (54%, 68 Votes)
  • Would be a monstrous exercise in authorial ego – get a life (26%, 33 Votes)
  • Would probably not justify the effort and expense (22%, 28 Votes)

Total Voters: 125

Start Date: April 11, 2017 @ 4:04 am
End Date: No Expiry


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 (54%, 104 Votes)
  • Shocks are inevitable – we have to invest in innovative social protection systems like universal basic income (48%, 94 Votes)
  • Spread out and improve the work by making reforms to working practices e.g. reduce the working week, job shares, etc. (34%, 65 Votes)
  • We shouldn’t be Luddites - the economy will throw up new jobs as it always has. Learn from history people. (13%, 26 Votes)
  • I’d quite welcome a robot taking my job – they even might be better at log frames. (8%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 194

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


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