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Posted: 8/22/2017 5:05:29 PM EDT
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USA for Africa - We are the World
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 5:26:48 PM EDT
[#1]

Did we fix it or just say that it need to be fixed?
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 5:28:44 PM EDT
[#2]
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 5:39:30 PM EDT
[#3]
lol, just wrote a thread on this a few days ago



http://www.spin.com/featured/live-aid-the-terrible-truth-ethiopia-bob-geldof-feature/

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Where did the money go????

He discovered it was not doing good, but, horrifically, unimaginably, the exact opposite. The Ethiopian dictator, Mengistu, until then deadlocked in the war, was using the money the west gave him to buy sophisticated weapons from the Russians, and was now able to efficiently and viciously crush the opposition. Ethiopia, then the third poorest country in the world, suddenly had the largest, best equipped army on the African continent.
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“Western governments and humanitarian groups like Live Aid are fueling an operation that will be described with hindsight in a few years time as one of the greatest slaughters in the history of the twentieth century,”
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Yay Humans!!!
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 5:42:55 PM EDT
[#4]
Angola seems to be doing well, at least the ruling family.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 5:44:19 PM EDT
[#5]
I'd rather see the Live Aids money go towards increasing AIDS in Africa, to the point where they are no humans left.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 5:44:23 PM EDT
[#6]
In the end, Africa always wins. You cannot change it, you cannot beat it.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 6:09:42 PM EDT
[#7]
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lol, just wrote a thread on this a few days ago



http://www.spin.com/featured/live-aid-the-terrible-truth-ethiopia-bob-geldof-feature/

....SNIP.....

Where did the money go????

....SNIP....

Yay Humans!!!
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lol, just wrote a thread on this a few days ago



http://www.spin.com/featured/live-aid-the-terrible-truth-ethiopia-bob-geldof-feature/

....SNIP.....

Where did the money go????

He discovered it was not doing good, but, horrifically, unimaginably, the exact opposite. The Ethiopian dictator, Mengistu, until then deadlocked in the war, was using the money the west gave him to buy sophisticated weapons from the Russians, and was now able to efficiently and viciously crush the opposition. Ethiopia, then the third poorest country in the world, suddenly had the largest, best equipped army on the African continent.
....SNIP....

“Western governments and humanitarian groups like Live Aid are fueling an operation that will be described with hindsight in a few years time as one of the greatest slaughters in the history of the twentieth century,”
Yay Humans!!!
There you go-giving a fuck when it ain't your day to give a fuck.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:50:58 PM EDT
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Did we fix it or just say that it need to be fixed?
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They talked a lot and idiots gave money
So ...... epic fail before that was a meme
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:33:56 PM EDT
[#9]
Years in Angola, Nigeria, Resident of Egypt.

Great times.  Don't bother with "If you love Africa move there".
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:35:39 PM EDT
[#10]
BTW white boy, China owns your ass in Africa.
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