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“For God’s Sake, Please Stop the Aid!” June 7, 2007

Posted by The Armchair Economist in Economics, Health Care, World.
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The Kenyan economics expert James Shikwati, 35, says that aid to Africa does more harm than good. The avid proponent of globalization spoke with SPIEGEL about the disastrous effects of Western development policy in Africa, corrupt rulers, and the tendency to overstate the AIDS problem.

This article is particularly enlightening because of the Western world’s flawed perception that we are doing good when we provide food aid and various subsidies to the lesser developed nations.

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