WHY THE UN IS INVESTIGATING EXTREME POVERTY A IN AMERICA, THE WORLD'S RICHEST NATION

AT THE HEART OF PHILIP ALSTONS SPECIAL MISSION WILL BE ONE QUESTION CAN AMERICANS ENJOY FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS IF THEYRE UNABLE TO MEET BASIC LIVING STANDARDS?

WHY THE UN IS INVESTIGATING EXTREME POVERTY A IN AMERICA, THE WORLD'S RICHEST NATION

Alston concluded the speech by saying: "These are extraordinarily dangerous times, unprecedentedly so in my lifetime. The response is really up to us."

The United Nations monitor on extreme poverty and human rights has embarked on a coast-to-coast tour of the US to hold the world’s richest nation – and its president – to account for the hardships endured by...

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