Nobody knows how many North Koreans have died or are dying in the famine—some estimates by foreign-aid groups run as high as three million in the period from 1995 to 1998 alone—but the rotund, jowly face of Kim Il Sung still beams down contentedly from every wall, and the 58-year-old son looks as chubby as ever, even as his slenderized subjects are mustered to applaud him.
I am happy that I can aid those admirable men, both living and dead, who by their pens or their tongues have aided the great cause of human liberty and universal happiness.
I have one life and one chance to make it count for something . . . I'm free to choose what that something is, and the something I've chosen is my faith. Now, my faith goes beyond theology and religion and requires considerable work and effort. My faith demands -- this is not optional -- my faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference.
Do not give them a candle to light the way, teach them how to make fire instead. That is the meaning of enlightenment.
In aid, the proper attitude is one omitting gratitude.
Well, no one gives aid to Zimbabwe through the Mugabe government.
India is more of an aid recipient than a provider of aid.
Foreign aid is not something the vast majority of Americans support, but definitely not conservatives.
Foreign aid projects have pumped billions of dollars into the Afghan economy.