The Good About the Economic Crisis

    The global economic crisis is causing both rich and poor nations headaches. But there's an upside to it, says Laurie Garrett, a Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow for global health. There is now recognition that the developed world has a moral obligation to help low-income nations deal with the crisis and ignoring that responsibility heightens the risk of instability in those countries.

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    • David Lepeska

      David has served as U.N. correspondent for the newswire UPI and reported for several major newspapers, including the New York Daily News and Newsday. He was chief correspondent for the Kashmir Observer in Srinagar, India, and regularly contributes to the Economist, among other publications. Since 2007, David has reported for Devex News from Washington, New York, as well as South Asia.

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