The basic statement of the Make Poverty History campaign, and a response by No Sweat
TRADE INJUSTICE, DEBT AND LACK OF AID
Today, the gap between the world’s rich and poor is wider than ever. Global injustices such as poverty, AIDS, malnutrition, conflict and illiteracy remain rife.
Despite the promises of world leaders, at our present sluggish rate of progress the world will fail dismally to reach internationally agreed targets to halve global poverty by 2015.