The CEO of The Gates Foundation says we’re approaching a dangerous tipping point in global poverty. We still have time to reverse it.
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The United Nations wants to put an end to extreme poverty by 2030, which would mean everyone in the world lives on more than $1.90 a day.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is keeping tabs on how the world’s doing on that goal in its second annual report.
It’s not as sunny as last year’s report. Bill and Melinda Gates warn that we must focus more on women to maintain gains in health and education around the world.
Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann spoke to Business Insider about the urgent new report.
Bill Gates likes to tout himself as a pretty sunny guy. He regularly asserts that the world is getting better every day, in spite of the fact that the price of a loaf of bread is climbing, many people can no longer afford to buy a place to live, and free and fair elections are consistently under threat. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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