This article suggests poverty can be solved in our generation. That’s been something I’ve been saying for some time. See the link to the story and some comments from me after.
“This is the best story in the world today — these projections show us that we are the first generation in human history that can end extreme poverty,” World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said in a press release.
We would all work for a cure if 45 million people had a devastating disease. We would find a cure and help them get well. Think of poverty as the disease.
The cost of one war would be enough capital to generate enough interest to end poverty in the US in a few decades.
CBA’s could end poverty without spending a dime etc.