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Video humor: What has aid actually ever done for anyone?

Child receives polio vaccine

My thanks and HT to Peter Singer of Grand Challenges Canada for re-directing me to this funny and quite pointed critique of the tiresome and idiotic question that, for some reason, seems to keep getting asked:

This Monty Pythonesque spoof was created by the Enough Food for Everyone campaign.


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Tom Paulson

Tom Paulson is founder and lead journalist at Humanosphere. Prior to operating this online news site, he reported on science,  medicine, health policy, aid and development for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Contact him at tom[at] or follow him on Twitter @tompaulson.