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Ethiopia is no stranger of aid workers, community builders and contributors from Canada. But what sets John Graham apart is, he has lived through many African episodes of disasters, from the Ethiopian...
The illegal coup in Ukraine that violently overthrew the democratically-elected government of Viktor Yanukovych, another structural deep event -- this one international -- is changing the face of the world. Details of U.S clandestine funding of regime change have been suppressed though not entirely ignored by corporate media. But some core facts about the coup itself have been entirely omitted by North American media.
It's hard to see the logic in Obama's decision to reduce its aid budget. Even Bush -- and it is painful to eat these words as I write them -- was more of an aid enthusiast. And this is to say nothing of Canada, which has opted to freeze aid levels for the next five years.