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New Report Criticizes the Millennium Development Goals, Recognizes Importance of Tax Evasion
August 11th, 2009
A new report released by the Leprosy Mission Ireland which criticizes the Millenium Development Goals as favoring rich countries also recognizes the importance of shutting down tax havens as a development imperative. From the Irish Times:

MANY OF the policies adopted by the UN to end global poverty are “unrealistic and unattainable” because they advance the interests of the rich at the expense of the poor, according to a report by Leprosy Mission Ireland.

It analyses the “failures” of the millennium development goals, criticises the way target goals were selected...

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