Is Charity for the Poor Futile?

Is Charity for the Poor Futile?

The Life You Can Save’s founder Peter Singer rebuts a recent essay in The Guardian in which 15 leading economists – including Nobel laureates Angus Deaton, James Heckman, and Joseph Stiglitz – criticize what they call “the ‘aid effectiveness’ craze” on the grounds that it leads us to ignore the root causes of global poverty.

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