Oxfam America

0 Things are not getting better for the extreme poor

Politico Bill Gates rightly said that things are getting better around the world. It is the case for the majority, but not for the extreme poor. Inequality has become a sort of international topic du jour. President Obama mentioned it in his State of the Union, the Pope brought up…

World Politics
0 Oxfam Foreign Aid 101

Are you ever confused as to what exactly all these politicians mean when they talk about foreign aid? Do you know the difference between foreign aid and development assistance? Do politicians? Would you be surprised (yes, most of you would) to learn that the U.S. spends only about one percent…