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Clint Borgen

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Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Blocks Clean Water to 100 Million Impoverished People

(11) Comments | Posted December 1, 2010 | 11:49 AM

They say the worst atrocities are committed through policies. I never fully understood the significance of that statement until last week when Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) utilized her leadership role in the House Foreign Affairs Committee to block a bill that would provide 100 million of the poorest people on...

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The Top 5 Myths About Global Poverty

(2) Comments | Posted July 7, 2010 | 4:04 PM

Here they are, the five myths that allow political inaction to flourish and inevitably lead to 24,000 children dying each day from poverty. Stay tuned to the end, because the solution to this preventable mess is surprisingly simple.

1. Global poverty is too big to address: There's no correlation between...

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