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Posted: Nov 03, 2021 12:01 AM

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On November 1, the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) announced in a press release: “42 million people are at famine’s door — and $6.6 billion could save them now.“The headline didn’t escape one Twitter user’s  notice. He pointed out that “2% of Elon Musk’s wealth is $6B. In 2020 the UN World Food Program (WFP) raised $8.4B. How come it didn’t solve world hunger?” Musk replied, “If WFP can describe on this Twitter thread exactly how $6B will solve world hunger, I will sell Tesla stock right now and do it.“WFP executive director, David Beasley, then joined the online melee, inviting Musk to discuss the matter. But in doing so, he had pivoted  from the initial press release of his own organization. He tweeted, “Headline not accurate. $6B will not solve world …

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