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Live Aid – giving the crowd more feedback

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… that poverty would be about to disappear. A series of well publicized books by the likes of Dambisa Moyo and William Easterly have even argued that far from helping the situation, limitless aid fosters corruption and dependence, hinders economic development and actually perpetuates poverty.

Not surprisingly, these arguments have met with significant criticism, from both aid organizations and prominent thinkers such as Jeffrey Sachs and Paul Collier. For armchair observers of …

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