Lean is the New Black

Lean is the New Black I’ve been grappling with better language, and I think Mr. Gates has just offered it up. I wonder: if we can get this new lingo to catch, and people start associating our country and others like it with something unattractive and undisciplined while other countries are working on important problems,…

Hunger is a global issue – that includes US

Hunger is a global issue – that includes US It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but this item coming across my Facebook page made me think about the single story of the US and the single story of the “Global South.” My perception is that Americans don’t really believe people are hungry in the…

Physical Planning – What Do We Miss Without Postmodernism and Development Feminism?

Postmodernism and Development (PAD) thought argues that even though there are problems with the paradigm under which international development has been carried out since the middle of the 20th century, poor women continue to face recognizable problems that are different than those faced by poor men or people who are not poor.  Practitioners of the…