‘Giving’ and foreign aid

Take a look if you would at this ridiculous Tuesday ask below:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giving_Tuesday

Best comment so far:

A lucrative lefty pastime, invent a cause and then invent a day to celebrate it, which day involves people making donations to your newly invented cause, thus proving their virtue. Works every time.

https://www.adamsmith.org/blog/media-culture/fake-charities

Giving thanks for our blessings from the heart, not from the wallet, is always a fine, upstanding thing to do but when it is cynically turned into ‘foreign aid’, then Mel Gibson hits the nail on the head. It’s from an Australian perspective from the 80s, could be extended to the US, UK, most western nations:

May I suggest the cessation of all Foreign Aid, effective immediately please?