Episode Description: Income inequality is at an all-time high between the haves and the have nots. But does the poverty gap have to be so wide, and can it potentially be eliminated altogether? In this hour, TED speakers share some big ideas about inequality, and new ways we might achieve prosperity for all.
1. Ernesto Sirolli: Is There A Right And A Wrong Way To Help Someone?
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2. Chrystia Freeland: What Do The Rise Of Super-Fortunes Mean For The Rest Of Us?
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3. Niall Ferguson: Will The Rest Of The World Catch Up To The West?
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4. George Ayittey: Can A New Generation Of Africans Fight Corruption?
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5. Jacqueline Novogratz: Is ‘Patient Capitalism’ The Answer To Poverty?
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