The response to the cover story on economist Jeffrey D. Sachs' ideas for ending extreme poverty was highly emotional, as readers expressed sorrow for the plight of the world's poor as well as resentment about helping those who can't seem to help themselves:

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. We should take stock of how much we can afford to give to those who need our help.
Tony Patton
Encinitas, California, U.S.

Your excerpt from Jeffrey D. Sachs' book on how to end global poverty [March...

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