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Posted: 8/22/2017 4:05:29 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 4:26:48 PM EST
Originally Posted By EvanWilliams:
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9BNoNFKCBI
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Did we fix it or just say that it need to be fixed?
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 4:28:44 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/22/2017 4:29:32 PM EST by Neotopiaman]
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 4:39:30 PM EST
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 4:42:55 PM EST
Angola seems to be doing well, at least the ruling family.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 4:44:19 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/22/2017 4:44:34 PM EST by Commurado]
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 4:44:23 PM EST
In the end, Africa always wins. You cannot change it, you cannot beat it.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 5:09:42 PM EST
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Originally Posted By CzechMate5:
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????

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Yay Humans!!!
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Originally Posted By CzechMate5:
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 7:50:58 PM EST
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Originally Posted By JLH3:

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 9:33:56 PM EST
Years in Angola, Nigeria, Resident of Egypt.

Great times. Don't bother with "If you love Africa move there".
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:35:39 PM EST
BTW white boy, China owns your ass in Africa.
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