August 23, 2017

International Development

August 23, 2017

We should cut foreign aid

Peter Divey believes the rate of foreign aid spending should be reduced until the deficit is eliminated and austerity fades.
July 20, 2017

Aid spending is a weapon. Use it wisely.

British trade and aid are so often powerful forces for good in the world. But we risk facilitating grave human rights abuses unless we improve monitoring and control of exactly where our money goes, says James Sinclair.
June 21, 2017

The Financial Times and a 1.3 billion Ponzi scheme

David Sedgwick asks whether the time is ripe to radically rethink a dominant model of society in which moderate rather than excessive population increase holds sway.
February 22, 2017

Aid won’t solve Britain’s trade woes

It is difficult to see how offering to send money to Eastern European countries would help to coerce them into giving the UK a better trade deal, says John Redwood.
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