Thursday, March 17, 2005

Jeffrey Sachs is no lightweight, and he gets it EXACTLY correct

Jeffrey Sachs is no lightweight, and gets it EXACTLY correct

That CNN describes Sachs only as "Kofi Annan's top poverty adviser" speaks volumes.

Pull Quote:
One of those most vocally opposed to Wolfowitz's nomination was U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan's top poverty adviser.

"It's time for other candidates to come forward that have experience in development," professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, told the U.N. Economic and Social Council.

"This is a position on which hundreds of millions of people depend for their lives," AP quoted him as saying. "Let's have a proper leadership of professionalism."

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