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Uk forewarns aid cuts

The United Kingdom has announced they will begin to cut foreign aid to developing countries failing to invest in their own citizens.

The country who now provides £13 billion each year overseas is calling for governments to take more responsibility and step up. 105 more words

News

Are our better lives today robbing future generations of a livable world tomorrow?

People who live in developed nations are, by many measures, healthier than ever before. Yet the planet has borne an onslaught of environmental insults — climate change chief among them — unlike any in human history. 1,097 more words

BACs

A Foreign Minister in a previous Australian Government
(Alexander Downer) was caught out when he was overheard referring to some
third world countries as “BACs” (Busted Arse Countries – rather than “Shit holes”)
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Poem

Where did we disappear to?

We are alive and well, and still implementing operations in Liberia. There are many surprises for 2018, and wear are excited to gain back our blogging momentum so that all of our readers can be apart of this exciting program. 468 more words

Education

Malthus Redux

By Willis Eschenbach – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

I see that there’s another neo-Malthusian trying to convince us that global starvation and food riots are just around the corner. 956 more words

Foreign Policy

Flying Eye Hospital


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The Flying Eye Hospital, currently parked on Moffett Field in Mountain View, is a mobile ophthalmological hospital, technological marvel, and surely one of the most extraordinary vehicles on the planet.

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Culture

Lil' Power Pump, bringing power to rural nations

As I have mentioned before I am a freshman at Florida Institute of Technology studying Mechanical Engineering. As all first-year engineering students, we have to take an intro course on whatever engineering we are majoring in. 2,019 more words