#HumanitarianStarWars: When Darth Vader and humanitarians collide

What if the principles applied to humanitarian work were used in Star Wars? To some it sounds rather silly, to others it is a ripe for using to parody the entire industry. Fortunately for all of us, the latter won out and the #humanitarianstarwars meme took off last week on Twitter and is showing few signs of slowing down. An idea said in jest two years ago is now a thing and we are all better for it. Well – at least we can have a few laughs on a Wednesday about it.

https://storify.com/viewfromthecave/from-0-to-60-the-sudden-rise-of-humanitarianstarwa

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Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy is a New Hampshire-based reporter for Humanosphere. Before joining Humanosphere, Tom founded and edited the aid blog A View From the Cave. His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, the Huffington Post, the Guardian, GlobalPost and Christian Science Monitor. He tweets at @viewfromthecave. Contact him at tmurphy[at]humanosphere.org.