Why are we still talking about Bono?

If an article starts with Bono, I'm inclined not to listen. I'm not sure why celebrities continue to hold the spotlight in being experts on poverty or development. This morning I read an article by Bright Simmons of Ghana thinktank Imani, and Jammie Drummond of One.org entitled Africa: The Rise and the Rise of the … Continue reading Why are we still talking about Bono?

The People’s Bailout

Welcome to Strike Debt's newest project, the Rolling Jubilee: A bailout of the people by the people. We buy debt for pennies on the dollar, but instead of collecting it, we abolish it. We cannot buy specific individuals' debt - instead, we help liberate debtors at random through a campaign of mutual support, good will, … Continue reading The People’s Bailout

The Hunted and the Hated: An Inside Look at the NYPD’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy

A secret audio recording of a stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city's young people of color in the NYPD's crosshairs. Read the full story at: http://www.thenation.com/article/170413/stopped-and-frisked-being-fking-mutt-... Directed by Ross Tuttle Produced by Ross Tuttle, Erin Schneider, Stephen Maing Camera by Ross Tuttle, Stephen Maing Editing by Stephen … Continue reading The Hunted and the Hated: An Inside Look at the NYPD’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy