Why Shouldn’t We GiveDirectly?

by Bruce Wydick One of the most exciting new ways for people to give to the poor in developing countries is through transferring cash directly to them—yes, that’s right—simply giving money to the poor.  The new nonprofit GiveDirectly collects funds from internet donors and then zaps them into the cellphone-based e-money accounts of rural East […]

The Beautiful, Tortured Soul of Nneka Egbuna

by Al Tizon Have you ever wondered if God messes with our iPods? I do. It’s irrational, of course; God probably has other things to do. On the other hand, music is such a spiritual experience that the idea of encountering God among the playlists is not that far-fetched. For example, I was recently in […]