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The Moral Arc of the Universe Bends Towards Justice, But It Will Not Happen on Its Own

(4) Comments | Posted May 31, 2013 | 1:51 PM

Skoll Global Threats Fund president Larry Brilliant was the commencement speaker at the Harvard School of Public Health's commencement yesterday. Here's the text of his speech as prepared for delivery (Cross-posted from the Skoll Global Threats Fund blog).

Graduating students of the class of 2013, and your...

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Navigating the "Vast Sea of Unknowns" of Water Risk

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2013 | 4:33 PM

We know less about one of the world's most pressing challenges today than we did 10 years ago. It's no secret that water -- or the lack thereof -- will be one of the defining issues of the 21st century. And yet, the United Nations World Water Report,...

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Love in the Time of Swine Flu: A Story in Three Acts

(215) Comments | Posted September 22, 2009 | 7:45 AM

Act One: The Story of Swine Flu and What It Feels Like to Be Sick With It

I want you.
I shall seek & find you.
I shall take u 2 bed & have my way with you.
I will make u ache, shake &...

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