The Ravaging Effects of Foreign Aid

The Ravaging Effects of Foreign Aid and International Charity: Business & Financing War (1997) The Road to Hell: The Ravaging Effects of Foreign Aid and International Charity, by Michael Maren, is a book about good intentions gone awry, in the realm of charitable assistance to Africa. The author argues that the international aid industry is […]

The Great British Charity Rake-off

A Mail Online article, “The Great British rake-off… what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas” was published last November. It goes into some depth about how wasteful many charities are. Exposing how much money is spent on advertising, administration and so on, it details […]

Western NGO workers live luxuriously while Ebola orphans left to fend for themselves in Liberia

Western aid agencies are using the plight of Africa’s Ebola orphans to fund a lavish lifestyle in $800-a-night hotels and leaving the children to fend for themselves, according to Liberia’s development chief. Children who were forced to watch their parents die and were then shunned by their community are being ignored while useless facilities are […]

Avaaz – non-profit warmongering

‘Activism’ and ‘human rights’ foundation Avaaz blames the Houla massacre on Assad and calls for foreign intervention. A peek into the background of Avaaz explains its pro-empire position, and who is really behind it. Avaaz: Empire Propaganda Mill Masquerading as Grassroots Activism Archived here: Avaaz_Empire_Propaganda_Mill_Masquerading_as_Grassroots_Activism.pdf

Avaaz Global Ebay of Seeds

Already 56,000 people have pledged to support a global ‘internet seed swap’ initiative promoted by Avaaz,. Trouble is, the plans are deeply flawed, and have been developed without consultation with major seed saving groups worldwide. They also claimed the approval of the famous activist Vandana Shiva, but had to apologize when she said she didn’t […]

Beware Aid Agencies Bearing Gifts

USAID’s so-called ‘democracy promotion programmes’ are designed to foment dissent against governments unfriendly to Washington By Linda S.Heard | Special to Gulf NewsPublished: 20:00 April 21, 2014 There is no such thing as a free lunch as states that are recipients of western aid understand only too well. The naive may believe that foreign aid […]