While experts at IAS brainstormed how to dispense meds in poor nations, across Paris, at a G-8 summit, the European Union bickered over money for the meds—specifically, how little it could give the Global AIDS Fund and still save face. Activists demanded $200 mil—to match the U.S.’s pledge—but the EU coughed up only 92. Then protestors walked out of French prez Chirac’s speech at IAS, hollering, “Donors give pennies while millions die.”