Ted Talks - Haves and Have-Nots

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About three billion people live in poverty today. That's almost one out of every two people. How did we get to such a chasm between the rich and poor? And what should we, and shouldn't we, do about it? TED Radio Hour presenter Guy Raz features speakers from the TED Talks series to help answer those questions.

Talks featured in this episode:

Ernesto Sirolli: Is There A Right & A Wrong Way to Help Someone?

Chrystia Freeland: What do the Rise of Super-Fortunes Mean for the Rest of Us?

Niall Ferguson: Will the Rest of the World Catch Up to the West?

George Ayittey: Can A New Generation of Africans Fight Corruption?

Jacqueline Novogratz: Is 'Patient Capitalism' the Answer to Poverty?

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