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EU protectionism effectively fosters poverty in developing countries by denying them trade with the West and the opportunity to develop their industries and agricultural sectors. As a sop to liberal sensibilities, developed countries, like the UK, seek to compensate for … Continue reading

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Second thoughts about first aid for the Third World

Way back in 1970, in a General Assembly resolution, the world’s rich nations agreed to commit 0.7% of their gross national income (GNI) to international development aid. Many failed to stick to this promise, but, in 2005, the EU made … Continue reading

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