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Aid Ironies: A Response to Jeffrey Sachs

Dambisa Moyo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dambisa Moyo

The aid interventions that Mr. Sachs lauds as evidence of success are merely band aid solutions that do nothing to lift Africa out of the mire -- leaving the continent alive but half drowning.

Sachs Ironies: Why Critics are Better for Foreign Aid than Apologists

William Easterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Easterly

Jeffrey Sachs, the world's leading apologist and fundraiser for the aid establishment, has written a ferocious personal attack on me in his HuffPost blog, "Aid Ironies." Allow me to defend myself.

Dead Aid: The Wrong Prescription for Africa

Dr. Alex G. Coutinho | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Alex G. Coutinho

Dambisa Moyo's book, Dead Aid, takes the approach of lumping together all of Africa's 50 years of post colonial history and its troubles and blaming it on only one thing -- Western aid.