This is the kind of principled, clear, powerful argument I so value in my friendship with . We won’t have a stable world unless we have a just one, and we won’t have either unless we build it together.
How to Save Foreign Aid in the Age of Populism ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ & I argue that Pursuing economic justice at home & abroad, Launching a new freedom agenda, & focusing on climate & innovation = core of new progressive policy
Strong and timely arguments in favor of #ForeignAssistance from : a reminder that aid, when done well, "delivers peace, prosperity, and a cleaner planet" —all of which are vital to our national security.
The idea of development assistance is under attack in western democracies. Pursuing economic justice at home and abroad, launching a new freedom agenda, and framing aid as innovation rather than charity can help end the backlash.
International Aid is under attack on both sides of the Atlantic: Here’s the new piece I’ve written for with on making the case for development in this time of anger & populism.
As President Trump seeks to slash the Foreign Aid budget, here’s the new piece I’ve written for with on making a new case for development in this time of anger & populism.
To counter a tide of kleptocratic authoritarianism from Moscow to Caracas to Manila, the UK and US must jointly fortify a new freedom and accountability agenda to rival the heady days after the end of the Cold War.
Great stuff from ⁦⁩ & ⁦
Excellent article by my friend Alex....”Pursuing economic justice at home and abroad, launching a new freedom agenda, and framing aid as innovation rather than charity can help end the backlash”
An overview of the future of aid from & that seems rather contradictory. Political leadership + public support for aid has evaporated in US/UK. Answer? Political leadership.
Rather than promising the moon and delivering incremental change, political leaders must have the courage to cast foreign assistance as vital to national interests. *Ok. This one goes to 11. Glad you made it. Tell us what you think. If you want more...
from Pursuing economic justice at home and abroad, launching a new freedom agenda, and framing aid as innovation rather than charity can help end the backlash.
Important read on international assistance, "How to Save Foreign Aid in the Age of Populism"
Perceptive article by ⁦⁩ about how national interests are trumping global goals leaving us all worse off. Well worth the read.
Good to see & making the case for aid in (). (1/3)
Very Useful piece from and on aid in this populist climate- this is a central argument within a 2020 emergency campaign
"How to Save Foreign Aid in the Age of Populism" in 10 Tweets or Less* It was the best of times…extreme poverty has fallen, health/education risen, violence at historic lows. Aid has made a huge impact #ThursdayThoughts