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22 Years Ago, Israel Began to Hand Control to the Palestinian Authority

How has that turned out?

Starting December 1, 1994, Israel completed the early empowerment portion of its agreement with the Palestinian Authority to hand over areas of civilian control in the West Bank. 619 more words

Israel

Aid reforms push for private sector subsidies - what about the commons

Development Aid policy is under drastic change. Governments are now aiming to use aid in forms of private sector subsidies. This raises an ethical question; should taxpayers money go to funding private businesses? 225 more words

The Efficacy of Foreign Aid and the Myth of the Marshall Plan

In the years following World War II, the United States provided Western Europe (Eastern Europe didn’t get the okay to participate from Joseph Stalin) foreign aid in what would today be the equivalent of $120 billion. 854 more words

Capitalism

What I Wish I Would Have Brought: Recommended Packing List for Peace Corps Zambia Volunteers

The following blog post is aimed towards future Peace Corps Zambia Volunteers. It is a list of belongings I would recommend PCVs to bring with them for their 27 months of training and service. 834 more words

Will Foreign Aid Get Cut on Trump's Chopping Block?

Anxious humanitarian organizations are worried that President-elect Donald Trump, who sharply questioned the value of foreign aid during his campaign, is poised to cut hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. 1,848 more words

Economics

The Church Acknowledges Doing Bad by Doing Good

This morning’s message hit home in the resident economist’s heart. Christ brings us out from the woodworks to produce good works for our fellow man. The communities within (I’m guessing most) churches is the perfect mix of contagion and accountability to be “selfless” every now and again and redistribute our excesses. 921 more words

July 26-October 11, 2016: Woah

Wow. What a crazy two and a half months.

Zambia held their presidential election on August 11. People throughout the country went to their local polling station to vote, traveling on foot and waiting hours in line. 1,065 more words