Same Old Story

At the bottom of the article US Releases Aid to Egypt Amid Human Rights Concerns under Security or Rights, it mentions that over $80 billion dollars have been aided to Egypt for military and economic assistance over the past three decades. Apparently, the lending institution or organization borrowing the funds on behalf of Egypt is interested in Egypt’s position as a stabilizing force in the region.

Keeping that in mind.

According to this dated but still relevant article, the UN estimates it would cost approximately $30 billion dollars a year to end world hunger. This might not be an alarming number or statistic but it is a recurring reason not to rely upon elected officials to address their citizens needs. If there is no threat to the status quo then decision makers are not inclined to change the status.

And instead of sounding like a broken record it is imperative that a collective group of citizens establishes basic needs for fellow citizens.

Period.

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