• Economics and greed - a round-up of research illustrating how the study of economics can push people towards selfishness and distrust of others.
  • The Big Picture at Friends of the Earth - A campaign that takes over large screens at Waterloo station and invites people to submit images of 'What makes the world special to them'. Nice!
  • ‘Cash for the Cure’ - a critical look at Kohl’s breast-cancer campaign: encouraging consumption, fear and all things pink.
  • How can advocacy NGOs become more innovative? It may be a tired buzzword, but this Oxfam blog has some pretty good advice. We particularly like the suggestions for shifting staff culture, e.g. ‘give people a day a month to visit ‘the outside world’ with no greater agenda than to look and learn.’
  • On rising inequality - it’s deep-seated psychological impacts, and why it damages the social fabric of our societies. From the authors of the Spirit Level.