Tuesday, December 21, 2004

2005 could be a big year in the fight against poverty

Economist.com | Poverty (Subscription required,) This is the lead editorial in the year end double edition.)

"“WE HAVE the cash, we have the drugs, we have the science—but do we have the will? Do we have the will to make poverty history?” That is quite a question: big, crucial and—so long as “we” is defined broadly—entirely valid. And it is a question to which—according to Bono, the rock star and modern-day prophet who posed it—the coming year will go a long way towards providing an answer."

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