International Development

Summary: recommendations for improving quality of life in the Third World

As international trade and money flows increase, what are the implications?

What limits should be placed on the actions abroad of US firms? (And of nonUS firms within the US? See Trading Democracy.)

How should the process of international aid work? Loans vs grants (and relief for past loans). What strings should be placed on the local government and its people? How make sure money gets to where it's supposed to? What other policies of the IMF and the World Bank are at issue?

See Living Code on what the world needs and how to get it. (Links from the Bucky Fuller World Game crowd...)

How will individual economies prosper in the future? Putting money into becoming an industrial economy smells like fighting the last war. But even that's better than agriculture!

Will the Simputer help?

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