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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019

Why some punchlines are beyond a joke

Jokes may have more power to make people think than facts – but is mainstream comedy doing enough to open people’s minds? Kate Smurthwaite jabs back at the comedians with only easy targets in their sights.

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Not today: a girl walks past a school in Kibera, a nairobi slum without running water or electricity, where 800 aid organizations operate.Noor Khamis / Reuters

NGOs - do they help?

There are more NGOs today than ever; some are bigger than ever. Yet, discovers Dinyar Godrej, questions persist about their role.

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