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Does vertical political integration reduce corruption in government?

Anti-Dismal blogged today on how vertical integration can reduce the double mark-up problem of monopolies. The one thing worse than a monopoly is dealing with a chain of monopolies. 283 more words

Law And Economics

A foreign free election – or is it?

You don’t win many votes for foreign policy.

In keeping with this thought the main parties had largely avoided talking about it so far in the campaign and been… 825 more words

As the world turns......or Rotates

I belong to a secret organisation – and I wish I didn’t. There are branches of this organisation all over the world, in the most remote places in eastern Europe and Africa as well as North and South America – thousands of them. 968 more words


Spirituality...grown or groan?

St Patricks Day – time for a Guinness and a time for deepened sense of spirituality.  I’m blessed to have drawn on Celtic spirituality and practices for more than a decade…practices that have sustained me over the past decade, without them becoming religious rituals. 817 more words

Understanding aid dynamics: Are aid allocations truly based on need?

By Rob Kevlihan, Executive Director, Kimmage Development Studies Centre

Are decisions with respect to the allocation of humanitarian aid truly based on needs?

Myself, Karl De Rouen Jnr… 514 more words

Overseas Aid

E-Petition to roll climate fund donations into foreign aid budget

After Mark Reckless MP’s spirited defence in parliament of what most people want (66% say no to 0.7% of gdp being earmarked for foreign aid, only 7% in favour), I considered… 83 more words


wolsten reblogged this on Wolsten and commented:

Nearly £1Bn of public money from the Climate Change Fund to build coal fired power stations in Indonesia! Just signed this ePetition in an attempt to stop this insanity.