Response to T-Shirt Travels

Response to T-Shirt Travels - Hayes Ryan Hayes Bruce DArcus...

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Hayes Ryan Hayes Bruce D’Arcus GEO 101 6 October 2009 Response to T-Shirt Travels Africa is now considered one of the poorest areas of the world. There is not really a stable government in the region. We as typical Americans believe that this is because they are not educated and have no idea how to create jobs. The problem is that they did have jobs, and these people did have a somewhat better living than now. How can this be? We are making them better by sending clothes and food through charities, does that not help? Zambia is in such a terrible state because organizations like the IMF promoted their economic growth through a free market. If someone were to ask an older person in Zambia how their economic state was around 1970, they will all tell you the same. In T-Shirt Travels (2001), a woman said that it was still poor, but at least there was some money and jobs for food and the necessities, but now she said that they are poor and there is no money, and no jobs to go around because businesses have closed. What has happened after 1970 that has put Africa in such a terrible state? The answer is that they were forced to borrow, which was the downfall of Zambia. The decrease of copper
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