Overseas Aid Argument Analysis

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This argument tries to persuade readers to see why people should stop ‘spending so much taxpayer money on Overseas Aid.’ It uses four main ideas that each focus on why Overseas Aid does not work due to failed economic polices; has no role in strengthening or developing the economy when it suffers from poverty; increases corruption because money ends up with ‘bad governments’ making it more powerful and explains that ‘our own’ comes first then others. The argument provides the reader with many different reasons to believe the conclusion, making the argument quite strong, however has no authoritative value. The argument deals with a lot of plausible complex issues which are not fully explored and rely on hidden premises.

The argument does deal
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The argument needs to provide insight as to what are the causes for poverty and by blaming it on economic policies and the economy is irrelevant because, even leading economies such as China and India suffer from poverty. So by saying that overseas aid has no role in removing poverty is right, because poverty cannot be removed by money alone. However, aid does have a role in reducing poverty levels by providing people opportunities by saving lives and in return they will work hard and earn to survive, contributing to global health. It takes time to see the effects take place because a country has millions and billions of …show more content…
People may ask whether we priorities those who have ownership over money, or those who are in need? Many left and right wing parties hold differing opinions on such matters all around the world because it deals with elements of nationalism. Although viewed negatively, it’s a powerful force that can lead to war when followed blindly but also can strengthen countries.

‘Economic growth’ is not reliant on overseas aid, overseas aid probably is not capable of allowing a ‘bad government’ to remain in ‘power’ and overseas aid does work. These factors may be affected by aid; however, the effects are not significant to say that aid should be stopped. New alternative methods are ways to tackle the problems, not by blaming the system because the system can be

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