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Are we stingy on tsunami relief? Not when private giving is counted

The tsunami waves had barely receded in Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka when the chief disaster coordinator for the United Nations called the wealthier nations of the world stingy for not providing more relief. Many Americans shrugged off the remark as yet another reason to dislike the UN. Others responded by doing what they would have done, anyway: They opened their hearts and wallets.

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The American Red Cross and many other private relief organizations have received tens of millions of dollars from Americans and people elsewhere, and the pipeline has only begun to open. On the corporate side of the ledger, companies such as Pfizer, Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Exxon Mobil, Citigroup, Starbucks, FedEx, Amazon.com, Merck, Abbott Laboratories, Nike and American Expr......

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Americans arent stingy. They simply prefer not to wait for the government to do their giving for them.

Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council and the Wisconsin Innovation Network. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison.

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Source:wistechnology.com By Tom Still 01/03/05


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