0 Burma: Past, Present, and Future

Welcome to the¬†Humanosphere podcast, our weekly look at the world of global health and development. Tom and I begin with a discussion on the headlines – everything from May Day in Seattle and Bangladesh to abortion access in El Salvador. Then we turn to Burma, also known as Myanmar. We…

Human Rights
0 How (repressive) Burma-Myanmar promoted grassroots aid strategy

Google Maps My initial goal: Describe a local organization, Partners Asia, led by some interesting Seattle folks who have long been working to assist vulnerable populations in Myanmar, aka Burma.¬† Delayed by confusion: I’m not sure what to make of the celebrated political reforms. Nobel Laureate activist Aung San Suu…