5 Simple Solutions to Global Problems

What if the answers to global crises -- from devastating hurricanes to the malaria epidemic to global warming -- were simple and relatively inexpensive? Journalist Stephen Dubner and economist Steven Levitt, the authors of "SuperFreakonomics," say that throughout history, "cheap and simple fixes" often solved the world's biggest problems. Take the medical crisis that more than 50 years ago endangered every American child and nearly crippled the American health care system. The problem was...Full Story
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