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Entries by Josh Ruxin from 06/2009

The World's Best Investment: The Global Fund

| Posted 06.01.2009 | World

The Global Fund is facing a funding shortfall of about $2 billion; a paltry sum in view of US financial bailouts, but resources that, if made available, will save millions of lives.

Meeting the Millennium Development Goals: The Best Investment We Can Make?

| Posted 06.11.2009 | World

It is critical during the global recession that we not only reaffirm but accelerate our commitment extreme poverty around the world. The crisis threatens poorer countries more than it does the developed world.

Hungry Cows, Hungrier People

| Posted 06.19.2009 | World

In a country where ethnic distinctions were often linked to the number of cows owned, the free distribution of cows in Rwanda is a great equalizer. But if the cows are hungry, so are the people.