Resilience Is Futile: How Well-Meaning Nonprofits Perpetuate Poverty – “It’s poverty amelioration through behavioral change—a behavioral change that asks for utter stability. What the resilience preachers look for is a person to be unchanged in the face of trauma. But I would argue that this is impossible, that people are always changed by trauma, and furthermore, that we ought to be. Rather than shift ourselves to change what is, the foundations that fund these initiatives would be better off addressing the gaps, filling the lacks, changing what isn’t.”
Unhealthy Fixation – “The war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud. Labeling them will not make you safer.” You may be tired of hearing about GMOs, but this is still an excellent article to read through.