Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott

Charismatic journalist who inspired the rock star Bono to start the ONE campaign against global poverty and became his ‘storyteller’.
What would the world look like if it was just 100 people?

What would the world look like if it was just 100 people?

July 11 is World Population Day – a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues around the world. This year’s theme is “investing in teenage girls.” We know from ONE’s Poverty is Sexist reports that nowhere on earth do women have as many opportunities as men and these challenges are......
Could you help us change the law?

Could you help us change the law?

Tomorrow, MPs will vote on the Finance Bill – a set of measures and proposals that will change the way we manage our tax system. Excited? You should be! This is your chance to help change the law.
It’s 2016 and there are 65 million people with nowhere to go

It’s 2016 and there are 65 million people with nowhere to go

This is a guest post by Isabelle De Lichtervelde, ONE’s Policy Officer for Development Finance. At a time when the world is facing an unprecedented displacement crisis, this year’s World Refugee Day on 20 June marked an important moment to honour the courage of all the women, men and children who have been forced to......
8,395 miles: One refugee’s journey from South Sudan to Boise, Idaho

8,395 miles: One refugee’s journey from South Sudan to Boise, Idaho

This piece is part of a reporting partnership between ONE and Refugees Deeply. Khamisa grew up in southern Sudan, in an area now part of the world’s newest country, South Sudan. When she was 10 years old, her father was killed in a land dispute; fearing their own safety, Khamisa and her mother traveled to…...
Honour Jo Cox

Honour Jo Cox

On Jo's birthday this Wednesday 22 June, we are asking everyone, everywhere, to love like Jo loved. Across the globe, we will gather together to celebrate Jo's life; her warmth, love, energy, passion, flair, and her belief in the humanity of every person in every place.