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Harry’s Take: Africa requires more economic aid

Harry’s Take: Africa requires more economic aid

April 14, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

After two years of declining world aid, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development released new figures on April 8 demonstrating that aid had reached a record high in 2013 and increased by over 6.1 percent. In the face of what appears to be a gratifying headline, beneath the surface lies ...

Redirecting foreign aid to where it actually matters

Redirecting foreign aid to where it actually matters

April 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

In the wake of the recent global recession, U.S. government spending on domestic and international projects is being pulled back in some areas and increased in others. The distribution of taxpayer dollars to foreign aid initiatives has been reduced by billions of dollars — a relatively small percent...