Shefa Siegel

Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria (Canada)

Bio

Shefa Siegel is an associate fellow at the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria in Canada.

Featured Work

A nurse at an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/unmeer/16409791605">UNMEER</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/">(CC)</a>

MAY 28, 2015 Podcast

An Interview with Shefa Siegel on Liberia, Ebola, and the Cult of Bankable Projects

It's not for lack of money that international organizations failed to prevent the disastrous spread of Ebola, says Shefa Siegel. It's for lack of flexibility ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevin813/294550822/">Kevin Tsui</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>)

DEC 16, 2013 Article

Jeffrey Sachs: Idealist or Extreme Pragmatist?

Nina Munk's book about economist Jeffrey Sachs portrays his defense of the global poor as an act of faithful idealism. She could not have it ...

Berkeley Pit, Montana. CREDIT: <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_697.html">NASA</a> (<a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Berkeley_Pit_Butte,_Montana.jpg">wikimedia</a>)

MAR 13, 2013 Podcast

Shefa Siegel on the Ethics of Mining

Mining harms the environment irreversibly, yet this is often ignored, and mining is on the increase, often without clear ecological or economic development benefits. "We're ...