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A Two Step Process That Would Do More To Alleviate Poverty Than The Entire “War On Poverty.”

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Posted on September 23 2010 8:00 pm
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“You will always have the poor among you.” — Mark 14:7

What a waste of time and money this will turn out to be.

Obama unveiled a new “big hearted” but “hard headed” US aid policy to push the poorest countries toward prosperity. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon launched a 40 billion dollar drive to save the lives of millions of women and children. Britain, China and Japan also promised more help.

But many leaders still accused wealthy nations of failing to keep their promises to provide assistance. Aid groups said millions would still die unnecessarily in the final five years of UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) initiative launched in 2000.

The US and Europe have poured trillions into the third world in the last fifty years and there’s very little to show for it. Had we done absolutely nothing and left those countries to fend for themselves, it’s entirely possible that many of them would be significantly better off today.

This is the same problem we keep running into in the United States. Everybody wants to make themselves feel better by throwing someone else’s money at the problem, but what many people don’t seem to notice is that it seldom improves the situation.

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