The sharp end of a global food system

Drought and famine are not extreme events. They are not anomalies. They are merely the sharp end of a global food system that is built on inequality, imbalances and –…

The One Percent-ers

This is a guest post from Michael Doorly, Concern Worldwide’s head of active citizenship. Can you name the wealthiest person in the world, or how about five of the top…

Media Images – the debate continues

Yet again, a short 10 minute film debates the issue of media messages and images in relation to the Third World.  Launched on January 11th, the film – Famine, War…

Chibundu Onuzo and the Spider King’s Daughter

20 year old Nigerian Chibundu Onuzo is currently in her final year in King’s College London studying history. Not only is she busy writing essays, attending lectures and working on…

Celebrating 50 years of Frantz Fanon

For the black man there is only one destiny. And it is white. Black Skin, White Masks (1952) 50 years after the death of Frantz Fanon we can still hear…

Review of the White Paper on Irish Aid

“Every day you are helping the world’s poorest people” opens the summary of the Government White paper on Irish Aid. Irish Aid is the ‘Government programme of assistance to the…