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The Not So Fine Line: Differences Between Humanitarian and Developmental Aid

Aid – in terms of sending money, supplies, food, and manpower to foreign countries – is often used broadly by the general public. Many would say that humanitarian and developmental aid have the same goals in mind; and to an extent, they are right. 16 more words

HumanRights

Mining projects getting close look in foreign aid review: international development minister

OTTAWA – The international development minister says she wants to see what more can be done to help indigenous people who are affected by Canadian mining operations abroad. 584 more words

World

Obama's global anti-corruption cops should call Internal Affairs: Column

Last week’s anti-corruption summit ignored how western governments and international financial institutions fuel corruption through foreign aid, writes USA Today contributor James Bovard. 1,150 more words

World Bank

The Not So Fine Line: Differences Between Humanitarian and Developmental Aid

Aid – in terms of sending money, supplies, food, and manpower to foreign countries – is often used broadly by the general public. Many would say that humanitarian and developmental aid have the same goals in mind; and to an extent, they are right. 131 more words

Corey Engelen

Glenn Beck Thinks You're Stupid

So Glenn Beck still exists. He’s on the radio. He has a website. He wears round glasses. He probably still writes on a chalk board somewhere. 314 more words

Politics

The Nefarious Western Plot to Stabilise and Strengthen Pakistan

One of the most frustrating things about being a foreigner in Pakistan is that everyone thinks you’re a spy.  Everyone.  It’s deeply annoying.

Of course, nobody says it to your face.  547 more words

Pakistan

British Taxpayer Money Is Saving Millions of Lives

For millions of British taxpayers, it is always disappointing to read stories of how their money is squandered on a certain campaign or useless research. There are too many concerned, and rightly so, about how a considerable portion of their hard-earned wages are being distributed to people thousands of miles away, or, even worse, being misused by a ministry or another. 453 more words

Britain