One country radically reduced the poverty rate. Took a few decades, but this country improved the living standards, income, health, and comfort of every person.
Hint: “Even the poorest among us live better today than the kings and queens and so-called Robber Barons just a century ago.”
In the last couple decades, progress has spread faster than early in the 20th century. Do we want to continue that progress? We have a choice.