Today's date:
Winter 2000

Reducing Poverty: It Can Be Done

Jimmy Carter is a former president of the United States. His comment here is adapted from a talk to the Aspen Institute in November.

Atlanta - At the beginning of this century the 10 richest countries were nine times as rich as the 10 poorest countries. In 1960, the ratio was 30 to 1. Now the ratio is 65 to 1.

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