05-16-2011, 02:14 PM
The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. J. Berger
05-16-2011, 02:47 PM
"....priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich". ?? You mean things like this?
Most of the aid sent to Africa in the past half century has been wasted and has turned the region’s countries into ‘professional beggars’
Read more: Peter Mandelson: Africa aid has been wasted and created army of beggars | Mail Online (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1369041/Peter-Mandelson-Africa-aid-wasted-created-army-beggars.html#ixzz1MXhlZqkJ)