World Can Save Millions By Ending Extreme Poverty, Preventable Diseases, Obama Says In U.N. Speech

New York Times: Obama Tackles Poverty and Sexism in U.N. Speech
“President Obama told a conclave of world leaders here on Sunday that millions of people should be saved through collective action to end extreme poverty and deadly infections, but he did not announce new initiatives to achieve those ends. … Mr. Obama did announce a modest expansion of a program that provides drugs to those infected with HIV, mostly in Africa…” (Harris, 9/27).

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