Global Poverty Reduction Is Good News Americans Should Know About

Indian laborers rest under a tree where they live, Ahmadabad, India, Jan. 19, 2016 (AP photo by Ajit Solanki).
Indian laborers rest under a tree where they live, Ahmadabad, India, Jan. 19, 2016 (AP photo by Ajit Solanki).
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It’s pretty hard to read the news or scroll through Twitter these days and still feel good about the state of the world. In the Middle East, the bloodletting in Syria, Yemen and Iraq seems to be continuing with no end in sight. With the recent selection of Avigdor Lieberman as Israel’s defense minister and the creation of the most right-wing government in the country’s history, the hopes for peace between Israelis and Palestinians looks like even more of a long shot than usual. In South America, deep political and economic crises have seemingly put both Venezuela and Brazil on […]

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