Martin Wolf in the Financial Times says he is calling for “a debate” about immigration but his article is, in truth, a thinly-veiled diatribe against immigration on the grounds that it harms the economy, the environment and society.
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Much of the literature about the effectiveness (or otherwise) of aid revolves around whether aid accelerates economic growth.
But there is another purpose to giving aid: to redistribute income and consumption from rich to poor. If aid is taken from … Go to www.owen.org to read the restRead the full post »
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Donor countries have committed themselves to increase aid to developing countries by 60 percent over the next five years; and larger increases would be needed to meet the Millennium Development Goals. But there
The US Congress is currently discussing an issue which sounds rather technical and dull but which could have profound implications for the future of the internet. If you care about whether the internet remains innovative, vibrant and open you should … Go to www.owen.org to read the restRead the full post »