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THE END OF POVERTY: Economic Possibilities for Our Time

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Must the poor be with us always? Probably. But there are degrees of have-notness, and, argues UN special advisor Sachs, "extreme poverty can be ended not in the time of our grandchildren, but in our time." The poor, even the one billion poorest of them, are not necessarily fated to be so. In early modern times, much of the world lived at much the same economic level, which explains why European ... Read full review


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