Monthly Archives: December 2010

Rushanara Ali: Her weak performance so far…

This is not meant to be an attack on an individual bu more a critical review of her. Yes it’s a her. I’m talking about Rushanara Ali MP, appointed as the junior Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (thus … Continue reading

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A Question on the Criticism of Microfinance

A very short entry here on a very extensive subject in the field of development—Microfinance. Continue reading

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The peculiarity (and possibly hypocrisy) of the UK’s development policy

Recently, there has been a large fire in Israel which prompted the UK to sent assistance. However, does this not beg hypocrisy given that the present government has planned not to provide aid to middle income countries? Continue reading

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