TEDx Edinburgh Review: Justice

Last night I had the privilege of going to see two speakers at the latest TEDx Edinburgh event, the first of four smaller, ‘Salon’ events. The theme was Justice. First to take the stage was Dr Katy Long, a lecturer in International Development at the University of Edinburgh. (To see more of her work, check…

“The way we think about charity is dead wrong”

I do love trawling through TED.com, of a Saturday evening, in search of an inspiring new video to make me feel like my Big Night In has not been entirely unproductive. Such is how I stumbled across Dan Pallotta‘s talk about our interpretation of charity in the Western world (he refers specifically to the United…