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Spreading the wealth to increase the poor

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 8:20
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Al Gore visits scientists in Atlanta to discuss climate change and its effects on the poor

“Every adverse condition in the world falls hardest on the poor,” observes Marlo Lewis of the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

That’s another way of stating, he says, that poverty has always been the cause of preventable disease and premature deaths.

“Therefore whatever you may want to do about climate change,” Lewis advises, “you should always make sure that your policy doesn’t make people poorer or hold back progress in eradicating poverty.”

If it does, then Lewis says you are likely doing more harm than good.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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