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Kevin Rudd, the Millennium Development Goals and the UN

(Copied from the Make Poverty History Website)

K Rudd MP at the UN

United Nations General Assembly: 22 September 2010

High-level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals

Statement by the Honourable Mr Kevin Rudd, MP

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Mr President, Secretary-General, Distinguished delegates,

As nations we have a […]

Tax the banks and give to the poor, Robin Hood style.

from SMH


March 31, 2010

For the first time in history we have the ability to eradicate large-scale extreme poverty and the suffering it brings. The question is whether we have the will to do it. Growing support for a global financial transaction tax – known as the Robin Hood […]

Global Poverty Project

A group of enthusiasts are now promoting The Global Poverty Project. Details can be found at their website. It is promoting the Millennium Development Goals. (I’m not sure how it differs from the Make Poverty History campaign). You can see their video on Youtube at the following link.

Phil Jones