Dead Aid

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    by Dambisa Moyo -

    The most important book written by an African for a generation, if not not.

    For anyone who has missed it, I can't reccomend this book highly enough - Moyo argue why the US and EU shoud stop all aid to Africa, and instead should end all agricultural subsidies to local farmers so that Africa could trade on a level playing field. Incendiary, but illuminating.

    Any thoughts on the book?
     
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    Terry Shut the $%$ Up!

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    Sounds like a trash Marxist book to me. No thanks...any more race related threads you intend on starting?
     
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    Actually it is diametrically opposed to Marxism, in that Marxism espouses aid, while this book calls for aid to end.

    And no - it has nothing to say about race, either. It's about economics.
     
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    and eugenics
     
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    No, it's not about eugenics either - it's about economics. Honestly, sometimes the standard of debate on this forum is frighteningly low.
     
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    I thought the most important book written by an African is "The Audacity of Hope" by Barack Hussein Obama.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WI2hwSEv_3k]YouTube - Agenda for Starvation[/ame]
     
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    Well, let's see - I'm confidant that sooner or later we'll see an on topic reply on this thread.
     

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