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Anjanette DeCarlo |
Anjanette DeCarlo is currently a visiting professor of environmental studies at St. Michael's College.
The Marsh Arabs of Iraq: The Legacy of Saddam Hussein and an Agenda for Restoration and Justice | 02/23/15
Rasheed Bander Al-Khayoun, Anna Sophia Bachmann, Joanne Bauer, Joseph Dellapenna, Sayyed Nadeem Kazmi, Curtis J. Richardson, Nik Wheeler
While Saddam Hussein's persecution of the Kurds is well known, few are aware that he drained Iraq's southern marshlands as part of a deliberate strategy to destroy the lives of the region's inhabitants, known as the Marsh Arabs. This 2004 panel discusses their plight and what is being done to restore at least part of the marshes.
Innovating Aid | 11/18/13
Neha Bhat talks with innovators in humanitarian and development aid about new and efficient solutions to the crises of our time.
Peace Pays for Itself | 10/01/13
The global economic impact of violence in 2012 was estimated to be $9.5 trillion. Governments need a way to account for and recuperate these unproductive expenditures.
Using SMART Technology to Stop Wildlife Poachers | 05/17/13
Several major wildlife organizations collaborated on a free, open-source Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool to help park rangers improve their anti-poaching patrols.
Innovation to the Rescue: New Ideas and Tech for Helping Refugees | 03/21/13
Rocco Nuri, Neha Bhat
The UN refugee agency is adopting an innovation-centered approach in pursuit of better services, products, and outcomes for displaced populations.
New Approaches to Humanitarian Migration | 08/23/12
Many people cross international borders because their lives have been ruined by an earthquake, flood, drought, or hurricane. But they face a black hole of international law.
Globalizing Censorship | 06/28/12
Consent of the Network by Rebecca MacKinnon is a must-read on how businesses and governments wield influence over the Internet.
The Climate Change Novel: A Faulty Simulator of Environmental Politics | 11/07/11
Ultimatums. Floods. Ecotage. More than 200 novels have been written that imagine life in a climate-changed world, and they point to some of the fundamental difficulties we have in articulating a just and sustainable future.
The Art of Inconclusiveness | 05/27/11
The new film ANPO: Art X War tells the story of U.S.-Japan relations through the lives of artists who were influenced by the 1960s protest movement.
Pragmatic Overdose | 06/22/10
The Obama administration is trying to redefine and energize U.S. global development policy, but so far their vision lacks creativity and clear ethics.
Afghan Women: Artfully Unforgotten | 06/10/10
Afghan women are the last ones to see themselves as merely victims. The creative nonprofit Artfully Unforgotten helps tell their stories of resilience through artistic media.
Confronting Culture in Congo | 02/24/10
Saleem H. Ali
It is high time the international community confront the elephant in the room when talking about Congo and violence against women worldwide -- culture.
The Evolution of Revolution | 02/20/10
Rita J. King
Revolution is hard work, and lethal. Social media has a communicative role to play in the sophisticated design of systems that will undermine human suffering and solve the "day after" problems of deposing a dictatorship.
Developing a Reconciliation Indicator | 01/19/10
Anjanette DeCarlo, Saleem H. Ali
A composite indicator is needed to substantiate the impact of community-led reconciliation processes and to better target sustainable development aid in post-conflict zones.
Ending War in Our Lifetimes? | 12/17/09
President Obama will need to discard old foreign policy doctrines and steer with a more global moral compass to meet the vision of eradicating war in our lifetime.
Iran's Revolution Will Come, But This Isn't It | 06/24/09
Negar Rachel Treister
Despite the similarities between the June 2009 protests and those of 1979, speculation that this round will spark another revolution is premature.
Somali Pirates Scuttle Sea Laws | 11/18/08
Armed with automatic weapons and confident in their ability to extort millions of dollars from shipping companies, pirates are once again trolling the high seas in search of booty.
Rats and Robots Sniff Out Landmines | 10/22/08
A small-but-growing number of private humanitarian efforts, some using rats and robots, are helping to address the global problem of landmines.
Diplomatically Quiet on Zimbabwe | 06/11/08
Matthew Hennessey, Patrick Bond
Matthew Hennessey interviews Patrick Bond, director of the Centre for Civil Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, on post-election unrest in Zimbabwe and the displeasure of South Africans at their government's policy toward Mugabe.