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Episode Summary

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, Caroline Roberts, producer and host of Radio Free Acton, speaks with Joseph Connors, Assistant Professor of Economics at Florida Southern College, about the global decline in poverty and how we can continue to reduce it. Then, on the Upstream segment, Bruce Edward Walker talks to Alex Chafuen, Managing Director, International, at Acton, on “Operation Finale” a new film depicting the capture of infamous nazi Adolf Eichmann after he escaped to Argentina following WW2.


Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:

Read “The growth of the world’s middle class may be the greatest story of our age” by Jon Miltimore

Register here for the upcoming Acton on Tap: Extreme Poverty Takes a Fall featuring Joseph Connors

Learn more about the causes of poverty, effective solutions, and more

Read “Operation Finale: Nazis In Our Midst” by Alejandro Chafuen

“Operation Finale” IMDb

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Image credit - From left: Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, 2018. © MGM/courtesy Everett Collection.