He’s got a question, you’ve got the remedy


Bono’s posted a question for you on Yahoo! Anwers, a question and answer community. He wants to know your solutions to end poverty.

What can we do to make poverty history? Because of people like you, leaders of the world’s richest countries met in July 2005 and made a number of historic promises to help end the kind of extreme poverty that is needlessly killing 9,000 people a day in Africa. Millions of lives and the future of a continent are at stake.

Watch a video and post your suggestions on Yahoo! Answers. And when you’re done, Stephen Hawking has another question for you.

Bono and Chris Martin podcast for World AIDS Day


Bono, Chris Martin and Nelson Mandela are joining forces on the first ONE.org podcast, which focuses on World AIDS Day, to try to raise awareness of extreme poverty and HIV/AIDS in the world’s poorest countries. Go check it out on One.org this Thursday. (Instructions.)

By the way, Bono’s trailing behind J.K. Rowling in Time’s ‘Person of the year’ poll. Can’t have that now, can we? Get cracking.