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Ending Absolute Poverty: Small Things With Big Impacts

Season 3 Episode 309 | 26m 46s

In 2016, for the first time in history, the portion of humanity living in extreme poverty was reduced to less than 10%. The world has set a goal of abolishing absolute poverty by 2030. Our panel of thought leaders discuss the ways in which they are each working on disruptive technologies which may have the potential to significantly ameliorate some of the world’s great challenge.

Aired: 05/02/18
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
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Are we coming to the end of the two-party system as the US has historically known it?
American policy towards the potential flashpoint for world war with China.
Preparing public policy and medicine for future pandemics.
Ideological changes in American conservatism from Reagan to Trump and beyond.
William Kristol, Dr. Barry Posen, and Michèle Flournoy discuss America and world affairs.
Innovative solutions for American healthcare with Jefferson Health CEO Dr. Steven Klasko.
Panelists discuss the surprising direction of demographic trends.
Panel discusses South Asian conflict.
Panel discusses scenarios to confront climate change.
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