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  1. No retreat, no surrender

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... week. A cow in Europe receives over US$2 a day in subsidies. Two billion people live on less than that per day, and 30,000 people die because of poverty every day. The 'make-poverty-history' campaign has become a popular worldwide movement. The Big 8 have agreed to wipe out some poor countries' debts and increase the levels of aid. They have given some impetus to the real ...

  2. Great Depression's lessons were not lost

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... in economic history, lifting millions out of poverty worldwide. Economic gains made from liberalised capital flows equal or exceed those from liberalised trade. Few jobs have been lost and many gained ...

  3. Nothing ever happens in Geneva

    Posted Nov 14th 2005, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... of extreme poverty. These are big stakes, especially for the poorest nations. Why, then, is it so difficult to make progress now? Unless there is progress on agricultural issues, the round ...

  4. When the law fails the poor

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... Mike Moore We have learned what works and what does not in the struggle against global poverty. Those countries that have done the best are those that respect property rights, have independent courts, a professional public service, accountable, replaceable politicians, democracy and human rights. These are key factors in development and economic progress, as well as being good ...

  5. The man who can save the global economy

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... meaning to the speeches so often given about how poverty, despair and humiliation are a breeding ground for extremism. Ministers must be kept busy with the big picture. Trade negotiations are like ...

  6. Taking world trade to the next level

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... would be akin to adding another China to the global marketplace. This would lift more than 320 million people out of extreme poverty within 10 years. Another reason why I am optimistic ...

  7. Show that the world cares

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... solemnly agreed to what was grandly called the Millennium Goals, to halve poverty. It was hoped that these objectives could be reached within 15 years. At the present rate, it will take more than ...



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