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Sunday, July 10, 2005

African Poverty: What to Do?

People who campaign to eliminate poverty in Africa via increased G8 aid are undoubtedly serious and caring individuals.  And who can disagree with the goals they champion?  The question is whether their solutions will do the job, or make matters worse.

A reader in the UK emailed his disagreements with the views I had expressed in G8 Socialist Gospel.  His arguments deserve a considered answer.