We’re Losing the War on Poverty — And It’s Only Getting Worse

UN human rights expert Philip Alston breaks down why we’re failing to meet the goal of ending global poverty by 2030

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The world is losing its war on poverty. A new report by Philip Alston, the outgoing UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, says that politicians…