Australia's aid budget has fallen again: e.g. see this statement from CARE
The response to BODHI Times 49 has so far been very poor. Can someone please respond with suggestions as to how we can do better? Are donations to BODHI falling because Australians are feeling poorer? Or, are we becoming more selfish? Or both?
Meantime, in India, conditions in part due to climate change, in part poverty and in part high fertility are just getting worse, including in Arunachal Pradesh.
The religion and ethics report later today will discuss this. I will update this blog after that. (I haven't.)