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"As the Obama administration begins spending in the range of $150 billion to create jobs and fight global warming ..."

I understand how vital it is to fix the economic crisis domestically, and I agree that we put forth a big effort to do so. However, we also need to look past our own borders and realize that it is equally important to help others in need, especially those countries in poverty--the people living there suffer the most. Those who live on less than a dollar a day are greatly influenced by the high food prices and failing economies. If something is not done soon, global poverty will spiral out of control.

Learn more about this issue and what we can do to fight it at the Borgen Project website.