Marc Silver

Marc Silver appears in the following:

What This Doctor Is Going To Do With His $1 Million TED Prize

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Raj Panjabi must use the award "to solve a timely, pressing problem." Here's what he plans to do.


Short Film: How Water Gets From The Nile To Thirsty Refugees

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled the civil war in South Sudan and resettled in Uganda. This 12-minute documentary shows the daily struggle to get water.


A Poem From A Syrian Psychiatrist: 'Cloud-Cafe'

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul writes poems to capture his longing for his troubled homeland.


How Many Health Workers Have Been Killed In Syria?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

It's complicated to confirm a death. But a new study gives a minimum number of health workers who've been killed since the war began six years ago.


Red Cross Reacts To Killing Of 6 Staffers: 'We're Completely Devastated'

Friday, February 10, 2017

This week, armed men ambushed and killed the field workers in Afghanistan. Two others are missing. So far, no one knows who did it — or what the motive was.


A Chocolate Candy Aims To Make The World Think About Hunger

Monday, January 23, 2017

Three master chefs created a special candy 'to raise awareness on food waste and hunger' and served it at Davos, where the intellectual elite meet to ponder the world's problems.


How Martin Luther King Jr. Changed The Life Of A Street Kid In Kenya

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Kennedy Odede was living on the streets, getting into fights. He was looking for hope. And he found it in the story of Martin Luther King Jr.


8 Times The Internet Went Maaaaad About Goats In 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Since our blog is called Goats and Soda, we believe it is our duty to bring you global goat news.


Black Goat Is Sacrificed On Tarmac Of Pakistani Airport

Monday, December 19, 2016

Employees of Pakistan International Airlines sacrificed the animal to mark the first flight of an ATR turboprop plane since the fleet was grounded following a Dec. 7 crash.


A Million Dollar Prize For A Doctor Who Goes The Extra Mile

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Dr. Raj Panjabi started Last Mile Health to bring health care to remote parts of Liberia. Now he has received the very generous TED Prize, to be used to fulfill "a wish."


Contest: Seeking Nominations For Untold Stories In Global Health

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The goal is to bring vital but neglected stories to the public eye.


Prisoners And Guards Sing In Sequel To Grammy-Nominated Album

Saturday, November 05, 2016

One man at Malawi's Zomba Prison said that music is a form of freedom for the inmates, transporting them to a better place.


Dr. Paul Farmer Is 'Surprised And Upset And Humbled' After Visit To Haiti

Friday, October 21, 2016

The co-founder of Partners In Health says the damage from Hurricane Matthew seemed worse than that of the 2010 earthquake. And he couldn't get over the way people reacted.


It's Been A Good Week For Goats

Thursday, August 25, 2016

They're helping needy families in Cameroon as part of a Red Cross giveaway. And in Indiana, a kid got a soul serenade from Grammy winner Anthony Hamilton.


Documentary: Blind Grandmother Gets Back Sight Stolen By Cataracts

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Cataracts are the No. 1 cause of blindness. In the West, a simple surgery can reverse the vision loss. An HBO documentary looks at the effort to do the same for people in the developing world.


Things Are Dire In South Sudan But Aid Workers See Signs Of Hope

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Amid gunfire and grenades, aid workers struggle to provide food, water and health care to the residents of Juba.


Spice Girls 'Wannabe' Wants To Be An Anthem For Girl Power

Friday, July 08, 2016

It's now a star-studded video from the U.N.'s Project Everyone, and it's going viral. We ask some globally-minded girls: Does it do a good job promoting gender equality?


What Does It Mean When A Goat Gazes Into Your Eyes?

Friday, July 08, 2016

A new study suggests that there's more to a goat's stare than you might think.


Will Brexit Put A Damper On The U.K.'s Global Generosity?

Friday, July 01, 2016

The U.K. gives billions of pounds to the developing world. Will this benevolent spirit survive in the wake of Brexit?


There She Is, Probably The Most Beautiful Goat In Lithuania

Friday, July 01, 2016

A video of a Lithuanian goat beauty contest is going viral. But ... what makes a goat beautiful?