The challenge with the reduction of the state and the increasing importance of how the individual how now become the agent of change in our world.  The intent of the image is to reveal how our states are cash strapped and therefore with the issues of AIDS, malaria, clean drinking water now rest on the shoulders of an informed and dedicated citizen.  We will continue to explore these ideas over the coming weeks when we deal with Related Issue 3.  Have a great weekend and continue to ponder how the decisions we make impact our world both near and far.