InterAction In the News

InterAction In the News

Take look at a selection of recent articles quoting InterAction, op-eds and analysis from our experts, and other news coverage highlighting the collective efforts of InterAction, its members, and partners to end poverty and help vulnerable people in need around the world.

A leaked State Department document suggests that the Trump administration is planning to cut foreign aid by a stunning 30.8 percent. Additionally, the document suggests that U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) programs would be curtailed and, according to this report in Foreign Policy, essentially folded into programs run by the State Department.

A blog in the Christian Post arguing for continued US foreign assistance. It quotes InterAction President & CEO Sam Worthington, who urges Congress to not cut funding from vital humantiarian and development accounts.
 Sam Worthington quoted.The president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, had planned to use his leadership of the G20 this year to highlight some of the needs of the developing world. Instead, the focus of G20 summit in Cannes has been on the threat of a Greek default and destabilization of the...
Sam Worthington quoted in news story published by multiple media outlets including Germany's Greenpeace magazine.What are the Greek debt as compared to the tens of thousands dead with famine in the Horn of Africa? What a couple of billion euros aid flows more or less mean in comparison to the...
Senior Fellows Jim Kolbe and Jim Kunder along with Sam Worthington, CEO of InterAction, discuss the current state of U.S. foreign assistance and GMF's Aid & Development Program's latest policy paper, The Roadmap for a Grand Bargain.Listen to the podcast
Article in Coast Week, quoting Sam Worthington on the issue of UN functions in Somalia merging under one humanitarian mandate.
 Sam Worthington quoted.CANNES, Nov 4 (IPS) - While the Greek bailout and stimulus package dominated discussion among the Group of 20 (G20) major industrialised and emerging market economies at the high-level summit in Cannes, France, this week, the proposed financial transactions tax (FTT)...
InterAction President and CEO Sam Worthington is quoted.In March of last year, two months after the devastating earthquake that killed 300,000 Haitians and left more than a million homeless, Sean Penn was faced with a monumental challenge. Penn, who had been spending most of his time in Haiti since...

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