Invisible Children, a US charity that started out helping child soldiers in Uganda and pretty much defines how to raise money Web 2.0 style, has another brilliant video up on its site. It’s a preview of a new Fairtrade-style clothing and apparel range called Mend. An impressive venture in its own right – for some reason ethically sourced clothes are still hard to find these days – it’s worth checking out just for the video.
Really interesting article on the long term effects and cost to the tax payer of selling off council property and freeing up the rental market: A Welfare State for Landlords: Who Benefits? | HumanRights TV.
Basically, over two decades, we’ve spent a fortune, made loads of people homeless and created a nice channel for public money to be siphoned off overseas.