Ruth Messinger, president of American Jewish World Service, an international development and human rights organization, just posted this passionate response to The New York Times stories about the unfolding crisis in global AIDS funding. Ruth’s article argues that any U.S. foreign aid policy pitting disease against disease is seriously misguided and that now is the time to recommit to foreign aid funding. It also asks readers to tell their Senators to support S. 1524, the Foreign Assistance Revitalization and Accountability Act of 2009 (letter found here). Check it out!
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