Michael Hobbes

Michael Hobbes

Journalist & Animator

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

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How Big Ideas are Ruining Development Aid

The most shared story I've ever written: "If we really want to fix development, we need to stop chasing after ideas the way we go on fad diets."

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AIDS Hit the United States Harder Than Other Developed Countries

Why do so many more people die of AIDS in American than in Europe?

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What Dhaka, Bangladesh, the traffic capital of the world, can teach us

Traffic congestion might become the defining development issue of the next 25 years

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Zimbabwe Prices: Why Are They as High as New York City's?

In a country where the average person earns less than $100 per month, yogurt costs $5.

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Stop Trying to Save the World

Big ideas are destroying international development....

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Welcome to the Traffic Capital of the World

What one man learned from the crippling gridlock in Dhaka, Bangladesh....

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How Did Zimbabwe Become So Poor—And Yet So Expensive?

The shockingly high prices of one of Africa's most impoverished countries....

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International Development Is Broken. Here Are Two Ways to Fix It.

So how should we save the world? ...

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Why Did AIDS Ravage the U.S. More Than Any Other Developed Country?

The answer is a lot more complicated than saying we're less enlightened than Europe. Solving an epidemiological mystery. ...

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VIDEO: Why Was the AIDS Crisis So Much Worse in the U.S. Than Western Europe?

In Germany, 27,000 people have died of AIDS since the start of the epidemic. The U.S. has lost 636,000. ...

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Street Life in the Traffic Capital of the World

Pictures from the world's fastest-growing city....

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Five Startling Statistics About America's Dreadful Record on HIV/AIDS

Five of the most startling stats....

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