Journalism with a Conscience

For this week's cover package, we're pleased to offer an excerpt from Jeffrey Sachs' forthcoming book, The End of Poverty. As regular readers of TIME know, Sachs is one of the world's most distinguished economists, a man who has guided countries from Bolivia to Poland through bad financial times, advised the Pope on Third World debt relief and helped launch the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and malaria. As head of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, he has tried to promote the idea that developing countries can protect the environment while improving the lives of their citizens. In writing...

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