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Entries by Josh Ruxin from 01/2010

Taking an Oath to Improve Aid

| Posted 01.07.2010 | World

There's a fundamental irony in U.S. development policy: we give too little, and what we give, we give inefficiently. Our money is not translating into corresponding levels of goodwill around the world.

Transparency Recognized

| Posted 01.14.2010 | Politics

Rwanda is an example of nation that's taken great steps to eliminate the kind of corruption that fosters resentment, frustration and despair, and can hold an entire people back from achieving their potential.

Wiping out Dengue Fever in Haiti -- And Everywhere Else

| Posted 01.20.2010 | Politics

For the first time ever, there's suddenly promising news that we might be able to break dengue fever's hold on humankind --which is especially exciting now, given the disease's prevalence in Haiti.

GE Brings Great Things to Rwanda

| Posted 01.26.2010 | Business

What comes to mind when you think of senior US corporate officials taking a trip to Africa? Exploitation? A sinister grab for assets or natural reso...