Posted by Sadie from D007053.N1.Vanderbilt.Edu (188.8.131.52) on Sunday, April 13, 2003 at 10:46AM :
In Reply to: The hyenas move in. posted by Sam.D. from mcf3.wc.optusnet.com.au (184.108.40.206) on Sunday, April 13, 2003 at 8:15AM :
: No amount of revenue raised by oil sales will be enough to get out of the bottomless pit of debt the country will be hurled into and the conditions upon which this money will be lent to Iraq will mean that changes to domestic social security and welfare policies will mean that the people who need help the most at this time of need will be the ones who are going to suffer the most.
xxx In fact, I'd be surprised if A Single Penny from oil sales funds a single public institution in Iraq after this war.... I'm more cynical than you.
: BTW, can anyone mention ONE nation that has EVER benefitted from World Bank or IMF help? I can't think of any.
xxx Neither can I.
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