Bottom Billion

The Number One Most Important Reason To Address Extreme Poverty of All Time

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Professor Hans Rosling visited the Swedish pav...
Professor Hans Rosling

Hans Rosling again has caught my imagination. This time thanks to my good friend from Sydney, Arlyn Santos, for bringing this to my attention.

This is so important, I think you should know about it as well: The Number One Most Important Reason To Address Extreme Poverty of All Time. (Whew! That’s a mouthful!)

So what is it? I think the answer is in this TED Talk. Watch it below here:

What did you learn? Did you agree with Hans? Over-simplified, or genius? The reason to address extreme poverty? Unless we do this, the ‘Bottom Billion’ will become the ‘Bottom Four Billion’ sewing the seeds to an unsustainable planet, resulting in war, starvation and global crisis which are now unimaginable.

So what can we do about it? This is a question I am exploring through the 10 City Bridge Run- a creative process of inquiry.

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