Final E

1) Read the following selection [Jubilee 2000: Paying Our Debts] from The Nation written by Robert W. Edgar. Click here.

2) Compose a coherent essay that answers both of the following questions.

3) Why does Robert W. Edgar think it is necessary to relieve impoverished nations around the world of some of their debt burden? Do you think most Americans would agree with him that debt relief for impoverished nations is important and should take precedence over funding military obligations abroad? Provide examples from any of your reading or your experience to support your evaluation of his statement.

Another article that you might use (but do not have to use) which could have some bearing on your response is Debt: Just Forget It by Jeff Faux. Click here.

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