Join 3,502 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

3 posts tagged with britain by vidur.
Displaying 1 through 3 of 3.

Related tags:
+ (182)
+ (51)
+ (50)
+ (32)
+ (29)
+ (28)
+ (28)
+ (25)
+ (19)
+ (19)
+ (18)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (13)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (11)
+ (11)
+ (11)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (5)
+ (5)


Users that often use this tag:
tellurian (21)
Artw (15)
Pretty_Generic (11)
feelinglistless (11)
Kattullus (10)
thomas j wise (8)
fearfulsymmetry (7)
plep (6)
unliteral (5)
holgate (5)
goodnewsfortheinsane (4)
homunculus (4)
insomnia_lj (4)
Postroad (3)
Steven Den Beste (3)
zarq (3)
steef (3)
misteraitch (3)
infini (3)
i_cola (3)
chuckdarwin (3)
Abiezer (3)
greycap (3)
vidur (3)
Charlemagne In Swe... (2)
MartinWisse (2)
the man of twists ... (2)
East Manitoba Regi... (2)
Dim Siawns (2)
VikingSword (2)
mippy (2)
gman (2)
huskerdont (2)
MuffinMan (2)
reenum (2)
jaduncan (2)
badlydubbedboy (2)
miss lynnster (2)
athenian (2)
bardic (2)
verstegan (2)
Gyan (2)
acb (2)
madamjujujive (2)
tapeguy (2)
markkraft (2)
robself (2)
taz (2)
jonson (2)
mr_crash_davis (2)
MiguelCardoso (2)
prodigal (2)
Voyageman (2)
Tlogmer (2)
andrew cooke (2)
peacay (2)
tdecius (2)

You must've heard of a few

The Most Powerful Women You've Never Heard Of [more inside]
posted by vidur on Apr 22, 2012 - 41 comments

How Very Generous of Us

"Using pejorative terms like "handouts" and "doling out", some parts of the media are mounting a campaign to suggest Britain should be embarrassed by our level of aid giving. But the idea that aid is generous is absurd. Some families, inspired by religious tradition, think it is appropriate to give 10% of what they have to charity, £10 in every £100 of earnings. In 2010, the UK gave not £10, not £1, but 56p ($0.91) in overseas aid for every £100 ($163) we earned as a country. On average, since 1990 we have given even less, 35p ($0.57)." [Giving aid to poor countries is hardly a great act of generosity] [more inside]
posted by vidur on Jun 14, 2011 - 59 comments

You managed not to get eaten then?

"From Papua New Guinea to Stoke-on-Trent, Prince Philip has left his mark around the world. As his 90th birthday looms, Hannah Ewan recalls the soundbites that could only have come from one man"
posted by vidur on May 31, 2011 - 80 comments

Page: 1