“To the top” by Too Many Zooz On the eve of the Sabbath, two rambunctious Hasidic men have all the intentions to make it a night to remember, by partying their faces off with the seculars, until the night takes a turn for the worse and all they need is to get out alive. Video Directed by Lee Peterkin Cinematography by Luis Alarcon Produced by The Shorts Show and Treo Pictures
Why does the U.S. fund foreign aid? The United States spends approximately $37 billion dollars a year on foreign aid – just under 1% of our federal budget. THE FOREIGN AID PARADOX zeroes in on food aid to Haiti and how it affects American farming and shipping interests as well as Haiti ‘s own agricultural markets. The result: a surprising study in unintended consequences. Think U.S. foreign aid is just a big giveaway to other countries? Think again. Often, it benefits farmers, manufacturers and shippers right here at home. But U.S. aid is always good for the countries we give it to, right? Well, it ‘s not so simple.