"Boo, bad things."

There is a concise, thoughtful post over at World about international hunger, poverty, and false solutions we employ to make ourselves feel better, to feel like we're doing something. My favorite quote?
It’s a coincidence of factors, I suppose: inadequate economics understanding, a bumper-sticker mentality, an overindulged democratic sense that leads perfectly rational Westerners to think that the world can be made better by their collectively saying: “Boo, bad things.”

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