Friday, April 13, 2007

fun and games at Global Philanthropy Forum

The afternoon plenary featured Ben Cohen of (ice cream fame) and Business leaders for Sensible Priorities, Richard Curtis of Comic Relief, singer and activist Angelique Kidjo, and Bobby Shriver of (RED). For this one, you really will want to watch the upcoming video on

I'll just whet your appetite - peace pops, oreos, red noses, cell phones, American Express cards, and an exhortation that well-meaning westerners recognize Africans as human beings and follow their lead in solving African problems. This received a standing ovation. Lets see if it also receives appropriate action.

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