Friday, 25 March 2011

Stephen Glover (Daily Mail): Foreign Aid Betrays Countries Targetted

Interesting reading in the Daily Mail today from their columnist Stephen Glover (overlong headline follows):

The Tories are squandering our billions on foreign aid that in reality betrays the countries it's meant to help

Definitely worth a read. Once you filter out the typical Daily Mail rant, this is an article that makes some useful points from the viewpoint of those who distrust the wise expenditure of British taxpayers' pounds on foreign aid projects. It's therefore highly relevant to our study of Poverty and Development in Unit 4 of Global Issues.

A selection of the article's main points:

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