“What groups like Live Aid are doing is helping the government set up a system that is going to cause people to die for decades to come” – this according to Jason Clay, an anthropologist who studied the situation in Ethiopia.
July 13th 2015 marked the 30th anniversary of the legendary Live Aid concerts in Philadelphia and London. The stated purpose was to provide famine relief in Ethiopia. As was revealed by Spin Magazine over the course of the following year, just the opposite occurred. In fact, aid confiscated by the government was used in a civil war where troops “systematically scorched the farmlands, destroying crops and killed oxen, used napalm on starving noncombatants, and according to U.S. intelligence reports, employed chemical warfare and nerve gas on their own people”.« Continue »