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I am glad that people like Bono and Bill Gates are endorsing the practice of spreading corporate profits among the world's disadvantaged and helping convince the business élite that it is in their interest to care about the world's less fortunate [Aug. 11]. Both individuals have used their influence to do great things and trigger lasting change. But let's not forget that our elected representatives must be the ones held primarily responsible for protecting the poor. The mandate of a corporation can never be as binding as that of the state. Since the government...

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