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Poverty Inc., with Michael Matheson Miller
The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry — the business of doing good has never been better. Yet the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and leaders in the developing world are growing increasingly vocal in calling for change. Drawing from over 200 interviews filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths an uncomfortable side of charity we can no longer ignore. From TOMs Shoes to international adoptions, from solar panels to U.S. agricultural subsidies, the film challenges each of us to ask the tough question: Could I be part of the problem? Director-Producer, Dr. Michael Matheson Miller, runs us through some of his findings on the road to creating this award-winning documentary.

This webinar will include a 30-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute question and answer period where attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions directly to the presenter.

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Mar 11, 2021 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Michael Matheson Miller
Director-Producer, Poverty Inc.
Director-Producer Michael Matheson Miller is a Research Fellow at the Acton Institute, a think tank focused on the intersection of market economics and moral philosophy and theology. He writes and speaks extensively on issues of development, political economy, religion, and culture. He previously taught philosophy and political science at Ave Maria College in Nicaragua and was the chair of the philosophy and theology department. Michael holds graduate degrees in philosophy, international development, and international business. He has lived and traveled in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. He has been featured on FOX Business, CNBC, Russ Roberts, and numerous radio shows. He has been published inThe New York Post, The Washington Times, The LA Daily News, The Detroit News, and Real Clear Politics.