Aid and Humanitarianism: a Critique

Click on the above link to open or download the essay. I wrote this as part of the course I’m on, and I think it might be of general interest. International aid and humanitarian interventions: maybe they reinforce inequality rather than reducing it. If so what?
This is the ‘deluxe’ version of the essay. 🙂 There were a few interesting passages I had to remove, to get it under the word-count limit for university essays, but I’ve put them back in for this version. Enjoy! And I’d be really interested in anyone’s comments.

Eradicate-Extreme-Poverty Blog: Introduction

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog.  Karen and I have this firm belief that in our generation (i.e. those already alive) we (the human race) can eradicate extreme poverty and unfair trade.  Imagine a world where nobody at all lives in extreme poverty.  We’re not mad.  Knowledgeable people in the spheres of global development have the same opinion.  We would like to create popular and political will.  On this blog I will be posting any bright ideas, questions, articles, and seeking your comments.  Please join in.  The more the merrier.  To leave a comment just click on the title or time-stamp of any blog posting.

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