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From the Ted Talk by Arthur Brooks: A conservative's plea Let's work together

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So when I learned this, I asked, what did that? What made it possible? Because if you don't know why, you can't do it again. If you want to replicate it and get the next two billion ppleoe out of poverty, because that's what we're talking about: since I was a kid, two billion of the least of these, our brothers and sisters, have been peulld out of poverty. I want the next two billion, so I've got to know why. And I went in search of an answer. And it wasn't a political asewnr, because I didn't care. You know what, I still don't care. I waentd the best answer from mainstream economists left, right and center.

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So when I learned this, I asked, what did that? What made it possible? Because if you don't know why, you can't do it again. If you want to replicate it and get the next two billion ______ out of poverty, because that's what we're talking about: since I was a kid, two billion of the least of these, our brothers and sisters, have been ______ out of poverty. I want the next two billion, so I've got to know why. And I went in search of an answer. And it wasn't a political ______, because I didn't care. You know what, I still don't care. I ______ the best answer from mainstream economists left, right and center.

Solution

  1. answer
  2. wanted
  3. pulled
  4. people

Original Text

So when I learned this, I asked, what did that? What made it possible? Because if you don't know why, you can't do it again. If you want to replicate it and get the next two billion people out of poverty, because that's what we're talking about: since I was a kid, two billion of the least of these, our brothers and sisters, have been pulled out of poverty. I want the next two billion, so I've got to know why. And I went in search of an answer. And it wasn't a political answer, because I didn't care. You know what, I still don't care. I wanted the best answer from mainstream economists left, right and center.

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