Poverty Relief, Global Institutions, and the Problem of Compliance

  title={Poverty Relief, Global Institutions, and the Problem of Compliance},
  author={Lisa L. Fuller},
  journal={Journal of Moral Philosophy},
Thomas Pogge and Andrew Kuper suggest that we should promote an ‘institutional’ solution to global poverty. They advocate the institutional solution because they think that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) can never be the primary agents of justice in the long run. They provide several standard criticisms of NGO aid in support of this claim. However, there is a more serious problem for institutional solutions: how to generate enough goodwill among rich nation-states that they would be… Expand
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