Talking about foreign aid and the defense budget is like comparing a blueberry to a watermelon. Foreign aid spending is tiny while defense dollars are massive. With federal spending on foreign aid, defense, Medicare and Medicaid in the headlines, let’s…
The Best and Worst Federal Budget Solutions
Not really surprising, our politicians’ suggestions for cutting the federal deficit are different from a Congressional Budget Office list.
Seeding change: seeds or change?
Cash grants are an alternative form of foreign aid. Tough to accept, cash could have more benefits than other traditional programs.
One Way That the “Poor Beat the Rich”
In just 8 minutes, Hans Rosling shows us that, with child mortality rates, the developing world is making more progress than we might expect. With his captivating “gapminder” approach, he creates a race between Sweden in 1900 and Bangladesh in…