World poverty rising as rich nations call in debt amid Covid, warns Gordon Brown

World poverty rising as rich nations call in debt amid Covid, warns Gordon Brown

It is being called the “great reversal”. After decades of progress, the international goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 is in jeopardy, Gordon Brown has warned, as developing countries battling the coronavirus sacrifice their health and education systems to pay western and Chinese creditors.

By Miki