The Keys to Common Wealth
In "Common Wealth," Jeffrey D. Sachs stated that the Millennium Development Goals are to cut extreme poverty, hunger and disease by 2015 [March 24]. Cutting poverty and hunger means more people consuming. Cutting disease means more people. Working toward these goals is meaningless as long as we do not reduce world population. People need to have fewer babies. Anything else produces an endless fight with no chance of winning.
Rodger Skidmore,
Sarasota, Fla., U.S.

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