Tag: foreign aid

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    The dean of Yale Divinity School reflects on Lent, poverty, public policy debates, and the moral obligations of people of faith. More

    March 10, 2011 | Comments

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    What did people of faith think about President Obama’s State of the Union address? Watch our panel of religion analysts assess the speech. More

    January 27, 2011 | Comments

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    “The most broadly based access to the developing world is through religious people,” says the former president of the World Bank, “and so it is a tragedy if they are not embraced in the overall development process.” More

    January 21, 2011 | Comments

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    “Most of the countries that did get a lot of aid are not success stories,” says New York University economics professor William Easterly. More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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    “The most successful poverty reduction program in the world right now is letting people cross the US border…and that’s a very basic way we could help a lot of Haitians right now is just let in more legal Haitian immigrants to escape poverty.” More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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    “To be successful you need 10 years, not two years, not six months, and one of the problems of our aid program is that there is so much pressure from the Pentagon and the State Department for immediate results in 6 months or a year that we distort the aid program.” More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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    “We need a stronger development agency, some voice in the US government, a strong voice that can speak up for poverty reduction, global development, and carry that out in an effective way. We don’t have that right now.” More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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    On the campaign trail, both John McCain and Barack Obama have referred to America as a force for good in the world. Do Americans agree?

    October 24, 2008 | Comments

  • Despite a divided view of America’s impact on the world, the vast majority of Americans believe the United States has a moral obligation to be engaged on the international stage, according to a new survey.

    October 22, 2008 | Comments

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    In Jordan, next door to Iraq, humanitarian aid workers have relief supplies but only limited access to Iraq. There are daily demonstrations in Amman against the war in Iraq and the American government. Opposition to the war is overwhelming among both Muslims and Christians.

    March 28, 2003 | Comments

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