Make poverty history

March 13, 2007 at 1:19 pm 7 comments

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have too much…it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Entry filed under: activism, charity, philanthropy, quotations, sites to see.

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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Penseroso  |  March 13, 2007 at 3:39 pm

    FDR wrote a second bill of rights not long before he died. In it he very explicity stated that health care should be available to all, and that such access is a basic human right. I need to dig it up somewhere. I found out about it through Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky. The mainstream media never mentions it.

  • 2. dio  |  March 13, 2007 at 11:10 pm

    This reminds me of a recent book “Portrait of a Giving Community” published in US that is on my reading table these days.

  • 3. seeing  |  March 16, 2007 at 5:17 pm

    that’s awesome—–Thanks for the post

  • 4. icedmocha  |  March 18, 2007 at 8:28 am

    Penseroso – very interesting. I will have to look into that further.

  • 5. dailypiglet  |  March 19, 2007 at 6:01 pm

    i love this campaign.

  • 6. Meagan  |  March 27, 2007 at 9:06 am

    Hi my name is Meagan and I work with the ONE Campaign. I just wanted to say thanks for the great post on ONE! Because of your show of enthusiastic support, we will be adding your blog as a link on ONE’s blog page. You will be able to check it out at
    It will still be a few days until we add you to our growing list of supporters, but keep checking out the web page. Thanks again for your support!!

    Meagan McManus
    The ONE Campaign

  • 7. icedmocha  |  March 27, 2007 at 9:14 am

    Thanks, Meagan. It’s a pleasure to support ONE. Keep up the good work.


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