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The African Gold Rush to Europe

The African Gold Rush to Europe

Old Holborn October 4, 2013 1

I awake to find yet another tragedy unfolding off the coast of Italy, with the reported sinking of a people smuggling vessel carrying around 500 Africans destined for the coast at Lampedusa in Sicily;

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The Market, Development and the MDGs

The Market, Development and the MDGs

Backbencher May 13, 2013 0

Rachel Auld,   What is international development?  What is a free market? What is trade and aid?  Where is the best place to trade and where do the Millennium Development Goals fit in to

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UKAid: What, Why, Where, and how much.

UKAid: What, Why, Where, and how much.

Backbencher May 6, 2013 1

 Neil Kennard, As a member of the G7, and one of the wealthiest countries on earth with a GDP of over $2 trillion (2012), most people expect that even, if not especially, in these

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The case for an efficient foreign aid

The case for an efficient foreign aid

James Snell March 11, 2013 0

  I must be one of the few on the Right who thinks that it is morally acceptable to continue giving International Development Aid in a time of economic crisis at home. Their reasons

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The Foreign Aid Debate Proves that the Government is not concerned with money

The Foreign Aid Debate Proves that the Government is not concerned with money

Alex MacDonald January 4, 2013 5

  The sour news surrounding British Foreign Aid is continuing to make the government look incredibly silly, wasteful, and unconcerned with its finances. Recent articles launched by the British media have ripped down the

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Andrew Mitchell: Useless and Naive

Andrew Mitchell: Useless and Naive

Olly Neville October 23, 2012 3

As you will know, Andrew Mitchell has been taking up many of the front pages for most of the past few weeks for his alleged ‘pleb’ comment. What struck me as strange was the

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