A biweekly look at recent stories on anthropology and practicing anthropologists in the popular media
- Anthropologist Jason Hickel of the London School of Economics punctures the dream that microfinance will help alleviate poverty.
- You may have heard that the U.S. military’s HTS (Human Terrain Systems) program is no more. You can read this nice overview at Bloomberg, if you are willing to ignore some of the disparaging remarks aimed toward anthropologists. We are all, apparently, left-wing Bernie Sanders supporters.
- As if someone had access to all the questions that come to me in the shower, a new study… Continue reading