Felix Salmon

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Felix Salmon

Don’t donate money to Japan    
March 14, 2011, 6:12 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Individuals are doing it, banks are doing it — faced with the horrific news and pictures from Japan, everybody wants to do something, and the obvious thing to do is to donate money to some relief fund or other. Please don’t. We went through this after the Haiti earthquake, and all of the arguments which applied there apply to Japan as well. Earmarking funds is a really good way of hobbling relief organizations and ensuring that they have to leave large piles of money unspent in one place...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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