Growing up Nepali in America, I bridged my cultural divide with progressive activism. Then the earthquake hit.
Posts Tagged: ngos
If someone had poisoned New York's water supply and killed 9,000 people, it would have been the most litigated public health disaster of all time. But when it happened in Haiti? Nothing.
Haiti plays host to over 10,000 NGOs, whose foreign workers make up an affluent class of their own.
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
Sticks and carrots won't get North Korea to give up its nukes. But a peace treaty and security guarantees might.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu throws in with Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on legislation targeting dissident NGO's.