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Originally posted by andr0078 at 2011-9-24 18:19
With so much poverty at home, why does China give out so much money to other developing countries?
One could ask same in case of USA.
Monday, June 29, 1953
PrintEmailReprintsshareLinkedInStumbleUponRedditDiggDel.i.ciousTweet Buried on an inside page, the Chicago Daily News three months ago ran a short, shocking story. "Rats chewed to death a nine-months-old girl," said the 90-word item, "as she lay in her crib in her West Side home [last night]." Few readers felt the impact of the story more than the News's Managing Editor Everett Norlander. Months before, he had planned a series on Chicago's 23 square miles of crawling, crumbling slums, abandoned the idea because he thought it was too big a job. "But I couldn't get that rat-bite case out of my head," said Norlander, "and we decided we couldn't hold off." Last week, after two months of intensive work by an eleven-man News task force led by Reporter Roy ("Mac") Fisher, 34, the News began a notable ten-part series on slums ("The City's Shame") that shocked Chicago.
Newsmen found that Chicago, long notorious for its slums, deserves its notoriety. As many as 1,000 people are crowded into buildings intended for 200....