A sign in Haiti depicts a United Nations Peacekeeper in the form of a monster. (Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP)
Aidploitation

The Aid Industry Labors Under Neocolonial Structures

The aid industry is steeped in colonialist ideology. Recipients of aid are exploited, marginalized and worst of all, their efforts to improve their own circumstances are written off, if not blocked by the NGO’s that claim to help them.