Bono edits the Independent

If you have a chance to get hold of a copy of the Independent today (Tuesday) then do. It is edited by Bono and has an Africa focus. See the website if getting hold of a paper copy is not an option. I’d say more but I have no electricity today and laptops these days…

Will 'Make Poverty History' continue?

This e-mail has come to my attention (posh way of saying someone sent it to me): Dear friends, ******************************************************* THE FUTURE OF MAKE POVERTY HISTORY – WHAT DO YOU THINK? ******************************************************* At the last Make Poverty History assembly it was clear that some agencies felt the MPH campaign should be looked on as a campaign…

Will ‘Make Poverty History’ continue?

This e-mail has come to my attention (posh way of saying someone sent it to me): Dear friends, ******************************************************* THE FUTURE OF MAKE POVERTY HISTORY – WHAT DO YOU THINK? ******************************************************* At the last Make Poverty History assembly it was clear that some agencies felt the MPH campaign should be looked on as a campaign…

220000 march in Edinburgh

Newsnig8t remains the best source for latest on the ground news from Edinburgh. He says at least 120000 were there, though a few newspaper reports are saying rather more. I thought this was interesting too: The big battalions have been mobilised by the churches – dwarfing the sizeable contingents of the campaign groups and the…

Make Poverty History media coverage

Make Poverty History media coverage

Watching Live8. Fantastic that the Make Poverty History campaign has been getting so much media coverage, not just via Live8 on the TV today but also in the papers. The Sun even has a Make Poverty History CD today including part of Nelson Mandela’s speech from Trafalgar Square. Who would have thought this would happen…

Make Poverty History cartoon

Make Poverty History cartoon

Click here to see the larger version of this cartoon on the main CartoonChurch.com site. Subscribers are welcome to use this cartoon in their own publications – you can find all the information about doing that via the link. I’m sadly not in Edinburgh this weekend. Having been to the demonstrations in Brighton, Trafalgar Square…