Why This List of Global Poverty Thinkers Is Being Called A 'Sausagefest'

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Natalie Portman is so done with male bias in Hollywood. On Sunday, before reading out the top picks for best director at the Golden Globes, she said: "Here are the all-male nominees." She's not the only one who's over industry sexism. On Wednesday, members of the international development community expressed outrage after a prominent blogger published a list of 11 top thinkers in the field. Seven were white men. So is the blogger, Duncan Green , and the person who curated the list, the economist Stefan Dercon . " #Sausagefest ," tweeted Alice Evans , a lecturer in international development at King's College London, in response. No one's saying that the people on the list don't deserve to be there. They include leading economists like Jeff Sachs , author...

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Why This List of Global Poverty Thinkers Is Being Called A 'Sausagefest'

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