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  • Mary Slosson

    “The problem with the way Americans look at aid is that they see it as a transfer of stuff. There’s a belief that if we give enough stuff, people won’t be poor anymore.” -- Greg Adams, Oxfam’s director of aid effectiveness, quoted in the linked article. This realization is long overdue. Glad we're talking openly about the image that the way we talk about aid has forced upon most of the rest of the world.