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"Poverty Inc."   on netlix.    Good one.  Synopsis:

"The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of the development narrative. But the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and developing world leaders have become increasingly vocal in calling for change. Drawing on perspectives gathered from over 150 interviews shot over 4 years in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. explores the hidden side of doing good. From disaster relief to TOMs Shoes, from adoptions to agricultural subsidies, Poverty, Inc. follows the butterfly effect of our most well-intentioned efforts and pulls back the curtain on the poverty industrial complex - the multi-billion dollar market of NGOs, multilateral agencies, and for-profit aid contractors. Are we catalyzing development or are we propagating a system in which the poor stay poor while the rich get hipper?"

A thinker for sure.  
"Why don't you just speak with your words instead of your damn dirty lies?"
~Louise Belcher.
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#62
It very much delves in to how long term economic aid has become detrimental to the countries meant to be aided.
"Why don't you just speak with your words instead of your damn dirty lies?"
~Louise Belcher.
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#63
You trumpers will dig it.  (Ribbing you with the title).  You will, though.  If long term foreign aid is destroying the economics of those countries, why would it work on a more local/national level?
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