Category: Op-ed

Are mainstream NGOs failing Africa?

June 21, 2005 by Patrick Bond, Dennis Brutus and Virginia Setshedi ZNet Magazine What’s on offer for Africa from the trendy but top-down initiatives called Make Poverty History and Live 8, and even the Johannesburg-based Global Call to Action Against…

NGOs: Enemies or Allies?

By Ji Giles Ungpakorn International Socialism This article is an attempt to analyse the politics of the NGOs in Asia, using our experiences as socialists in Thailand as an example. Nearly 20 years have elapsed since the massive proliferation of…