The Forbes One Billion

Sachs, Jeffrey
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/15/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p98
The author suggests the creation of a Forbes ranking of the superpoor. According to the author, if journalists spent as much time studying the lives of the poor as they do gazing at the rich, it would help people all keep their heads on straight. He says people would learn not to blame the rich for the poverty of the poor, but they would also learn not to blame the poor themselves. He says the Forbes 400 could do an amazing job to help The Forbes One Billion into the world economy.


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