When the next natural disaster strikes, Will MacAskill does not want you to donate to the relief effort. And if a relative dies from a disease, he doesn’t think you should try and raise money for that cause. Rather, he wants you to focus on the "ongoing disasters" that sicken, maim and kill thousands of people every day, mostly in the developing world.
Rajesh Mirchandani, CGD senior director of communications and policy outreach, interviews CGD experts in this weekly podcast. The blog offers a short text summary.