Michael Hobbes

Michael Hobbes

Journalist & Animator

Contributing editor and producer at Highline. Former human rights consultant.

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Why is it so hard to prioritize development goals?

Governments make trade-offs between funding and the well-being of their populations all the time. It's only in development that we make that impossible.

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Op-ed: Is NatGeo's new #EndPoverty contest just more poverty porn?

If there’s one thing I learned in my six years working in international aid, it’s this: There are no simple solutions to ending poverty. That’s why Nationa...