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The Answer to Poverty: Different Than You Might Think…

When it comes to helping the poor, conventional wisdom tells us that charity is the answer. But that isn’t true. In “Entrepreneurship for Human Flourishing” Chris Horst and Peter Greer argue that this commonly-held view overlooks the real engine of true human flourishing: entrepreneurial businesses, which sustain productive development long after charitable giving dries up.