Tag Archives: Foreign Aid

The Damned – » The Australian Independent Media Network

This morning I read this tweet from Fairfax journo Ross Gittins: My first thought was, a new kind of human being has emerged. One without empathy. This is why we don’t care anymore. Our species is devolving. For someone who … Continue reading

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Trump budget slashes foreign aid, but not for Israel | The Electronic Intifada

Deep cuts will affect health research, peacekeeping and climate change but record aid for Israel will not be touched. Source: Trump budget slashes foreign aid, but not for Israel | The Electronic Intifada

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Why Australia is stingy and getting stingier

We think we’re more generous than we are but we’re downright miserly. Source: Why Australia is stingy and getting stingier

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Compassion and Foreign Aid according to LNP

Next thumbanils   Link to David Pope Canberra Times editorial cartoon for Thursday, May 14. Illustration: David Pope

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Where is Australia’s aid agenda heading? – Al Jazeera English

Where is Australia’s aid agenda heading? – Al Jazeera English.

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Vanuatu disaster exposes limits of Australian internationalism

 Australian has moved swiftly to fly relief aid and personnel to Vanuatu but has been less responsive to Pacific Islanders’ pleas to act on climate change. AAP/Dave Hunt Australian aid to Vanuatu will be welcome, but the impact of Cyclone … Continue reading

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‘Immoral’ aid cuts see Australia hit a record low for generosity to world’s poor

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There’s nothing egalitarian about deep cuts to foreign aid

At a time when the world is giving more to aid, Australia has cut its aid budget by a quarter. What does this say about the kind of country we want to be? ‘A recent Dfat report found that every … Continue reading

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