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More from Davos

For those of you waiting to hear new Bono soundbytes (to add to your Bono Interview drinking game), I think we’ve found two new ones for ’06. In a press conference from Davos to launch Product Red, Bono described the American Express Red card as “this card tells you not what you have but who […]

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The Joy of Sachs

Last night’s Inaugural Daniel Patrick Moynihan Lecture by Bono and Harvard Professor Jeffrey Sachs at the Skirball Center on the campus of New York University challenged every mind in the sold-out theater. It’ll be a few more days until I pull together the story for @U2, but I wanted to share with you the photos […]

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G8's 50 Billion Dollar Pledge

It’s encouraging to see that the G8 Leaders have agreed to a 50 billion dollar package to help with the African poverty crisis. British Prime Minster Tony Blair said, “The 50 billion dollar uplift in aid is a signal for a new deal on trade, (as is) the cancellation of debt of poorer nations, universal […]

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The Garden of Hewson

Many of you have probably seen the recent photos and stories about the new Edun clothing line. The label was created by Bono, his wife Ali Hewson, and New York Designer Rogan to provide an alternative to the socially unconscious, mass-produced fashions that saturate the industry. By using fair trade practices and natural materials such […]

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