The End of Extreme Poverty || TEDxFoggyBottom

For millennia, most human lives have been spent enduring extreme poverty, without enough food, medicine, education, freedom to live a decent life. If you were born on Earth in 1980 you had a 50/50 chance of living in destitution. But here's the amazing news: after decades of unprecedented progress, we can actually eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

Last updated: August 12, 2020

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