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China Has Changed. How Should Overseas NGOs Adapt?

China Has Changed. How Should Overseas NGOs Adapt?

These are trying times for international civil society organizations in China. Burdened with administrative requirements and squeezed on the funding side, how can they continue to maintain their relevance and effectiveness?

Dollar Street - a new way to travel the world

Dollar Street – a new way to travel the world

Bill Gates recently shared his passion for the website Dollar Street. In two blog posts, the American magnate and philanthropist describes his fascination with the site, which is based on the concept of imagining that everyone in the world lives on the same street, but all the houses are ordered by income from the poorest to the richest. The creator, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, made the site with the purpose of reducing the alienation between different cultures and creating a place where it is easy and natural to see how similar people’s lives are across the world; she says “it’s striking to see how similar our lives are. It makes the …read more