Michael Specter: Science, progress, and fear

In another thought provoking 16 minute TED talk, Michael Specter, author of Denialism, discusses science, progress and fear.

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Kiva – Microfinance

Kiva is one of my favourite organisations.¬† Kieran Ball created this video to explain what happens to a Lender’s $25 loan from start, to disbursement, to repayment.

PBS has also done a news spot about Kiva which is well worth watching:

Here’s some press about Kiva!