: see the salaries given to those at the top in
: the Charity Organisations... its big
: On 16 January, Oxfam published its latest
: pre-Davos report on global inequality. The
: same day, arch aid critic Ian Birrell
: tweeted: “Oxfam is complaining about
: inequality & high corporate pay today.
: It hands one US executive more than $500,000
: a year. #hypocrites.” I have rarely seen a
: more open goal.
: While I can see how charites help those in
: need, there is obviously a problem when
: admisistration is hoovering up the
: donations. There is no chance that the
: Government will rock the boat as the
: charities are doing their work in helping
: those most in need, but sooner or later it
: will come to a point that people will just
: stop donating because their money is not
: being used as they want.
: We regularly get charity fundraisers calling
: to our door and there is now a huge
: difference today compared to 20yrs ago ....
: then you had a local person you knew calling
: around after work, today its a full time job
: with the charity workers dressed in the
: charities logo'd jackets etc. when
: conftonted by such, I immediately ask them
: how much their jacket costs and explain that
: I now refuse to contribute any hard cash to
: companies that spend it on such self
: I still donate to local good causes and help
: out when I see a genuine case but as far as
: I'm concerned, the charity industry has lost
: its direction and has become easy money for
: too many of those at the top.