For anyone considering a two or three week humanitarian trip to India, Ethiopia, or anywhere in the world, I’d like you to consider the question: … 5,068 more words
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For very simple reasons.
- cleaning up the mess they made will be expensive enough.
- we need to encourage our traitors to go abroad and helping the huddled masses would be a useful carrot, odds are they won’t return, with any luck… 600 more words
Once upon a time, there lived two societies, each on its own island separated by the ocean. Neither remembered exactly how they got there or when the separation occurred, but both agreed that it was due to a conflict long ago when they were all crew members on the same ship. 1,395 more words
While perusing an article and its replies on the Right-Wing website D C Clothesline, I became intrigued by a running thread touting the role… 609 more words
Second Response to Silke Roth’s “The Paradoxes of Aid Work: Passionate Professionals”
Silke Roth does a superb job of presenting the realities of aid-workers and pre-aid-workers (those deciding whether or not to enter into Aidland) in her book, … 847 more words