foreign assistance

2 How much do rich countries help poor ones — interactive map

This is a very cool way to explore and compare how nations rank on issues of foreign aid, international development, trade, security and so on. The United States does NOT score high when it comes to providing foreign aid or fighting climate change, but we are tops when it comes…

1 Link Round-Up: Tough Times

Cutbacks in assistance funding, crises, chaos and ongoing inequities: Britain plans to slash international assistance. Aid Not Reaching Flooding Victims in Pakistan. Ethical/Legal Mess Over Access to Drugs Overseas. Waterborne illness in Pakistan, Measles in Africa and other bugs.