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US Ranks Very Low As A Wealthy Nation Improving 3rd World Lives (MSN News)
September 6, 2017
From the video:
In a ranking of nations that improve lives in the developing world, according to this year's Commitment to Development Index, Denmark ranks as the highest-performing wealthy country. Out of 27 countries, the US placed 23rd. Created by the Center for Global Development, the CDI ranks the 27 richest countries in terms of aid, finance, technology, environment, trade, security, and migration. The rankings are specifically in terms of how they help poorer countries.