What We Need What We Want What we pay 4?

By yyiiyyii ยท 55 replies
Apr 4, 2007
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  1. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Surely those development reports are published somewhere?
  2. IBN

    IBN TS Guru Posts: 487

    They are available HERE.
  3. Envergure

    Envergure TS Booster Posts: 134

    The world is a really stupid place.
    There. I said it.
  4. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    Why do you live in it then? Or do you have your own definition of "world", per se?
  5. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    So which one has the 1% thing in it? Or should I read them all?
  6. IBN

    IBN TS Guru Posts: 487

    When I was studying Geography back in College I cam across it in a textbook (which I have in front of me) The exact quote I cant find. The quote actually said if the richest 10 men or something similar, that if they donated then it would be enough for.......

    Its not hard to believe as the richest 1% own 40% of the Worlds assets.

    The UN Development Report is for the year 2003. HERE is an article by Columbia University economist Jeffrey D. Sachs is special advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the Millennium Development Goals, and Sakiko Fukuda-
    Parr is director of the U.N.'s 2003 Human Development Report. He is asking for 7/10 of 1%, so even less.

    The article is in pdf format.

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