We explore the complex ethics of global aid with a young writer from Kenya, Binyavanga Wainaina. He is among a rising generation of African voices who bring a cautionary perspective to the morality and efficacy behind many Western initiatives to abolish poverty and speed development in Africa.
A remarkable Kenyan woman and environmentalist speaks from experience about the links between ecology, human flourishing, war and peace, and democracy. And she shares her thoughts on where God resides.
The parable of the hummingbird, the loss of sacredness through the destruction of forests, and deeper religious truths through science.
Do we throw our hands up in the air or be the hummingbird? An illustrated story told by Wangari Maathai.
Remembering a snowed-in encounter with the Kenyan Nobel Laureate.
A random tweet lifts the spirits while researching the ethics of global aid.