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wanderlust

A small positive step from the US

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I seems that ex-President Bush set up a US fund for AID/HIV relief, in principle for poor countries but, in reality, much of it spent on US consultants.

The sums -$25bn so far- are huge but apparently none was given to groups that declined to take a moralistic stance, including condemning prostitution & abortion.

Under a new head, this in now changing and funding will be science and evidence led, not based on morals. Hopefully an early sign of a turning tide?

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6e5c3754-ea6b-11de-a9f5-00144feab49a.html

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