I’m currently reading From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam and author of a great development blog sharing the name of the book. Though the book covers a range of important topics, the central argument is that poverty and inequality are best tackled by active citizens and effective states. Social movements that empower community members and encourage political participation are critical in the fight against poverty. When governments are also free of corruption and attentive to the demands of their citizens, these active citizens are capable of realizing groundbreaking, positive change in their communities.
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