What is your counsul?
Julia Bolz: As an advocate for the poor in the developing world, I think there is a tremendous responsibility that we all have to serving the poor and the oppressed in the developing world. We have often taken our hands off of this because we feel that there is no responsibility. Yet it is often our foreign policy and it’s our corporations who have helped to create the situation in many of these countries. And so my hope is that there will be an engagement from that direction.
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