Blog Posts - Poverty



We're in the Eye of a Global Financial Hurricane

Charles Hugh Smith  The only "growth" we're experiencing are the financial cancers of systemic risk and financialization's soaring wealth/income inequality. The Keynesian gods have failed, and as a result we're in the eye of a global...
by INFRAKSHUN on May 23, 2016

Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss XXXVII

Another six biodiversity cartoons because I have a full-on month of lecturing. I’ll call this one the ‘over-population’ issue. See full stock of previous ‘Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss’ compendia here. — Filed under:...
by Conservation Bytes on May 18, 2016

CofE Deprivation Map of UK, parish by parish

This is very clever, a new interactive map produced by the CofE, which shows the relative deprivation of every parish in the country. This snippet shows Yeovil (the bit with no colour coding to the left of centre is the mysteriously named 'Odcombe Wi...
by Opinionated Vicar on May 18, 2016

Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss XXXVII

Another six biodiversity cartoons because I have a full-on month of lecturing. I’ll call this one the ‘over-population’ issue. See full stock of previous ‘Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss’ compendia here. — Filed under:...
by Conservation Bytes on May 18, 2016

Obama: Worst President In U.S. History?

Zero HedgeVia Washington's BlogBush was a horrible president. At the time, I thought he was the worst president in American history.But Obama has made a lot of firsts himself …For example, Obama:Has prosecuted more whistleblowers than all other pre...
by INFRAKSHUN on May 18, 2016

How to Escape Poverty

Being broke or financially disadvantaged is not the same as living in a state of poverty. Those in destitution often feel hopeless and stuck in their situation due to their financial burdens. According to Poverty USA’s website, the poverty ra...
by Debt Free Living Guru on May 16, 2016

Thrown to the wolves

The incident with the heifer and her calf happened in the spring, down in the barnyard, out of sight from the house. It’s one of those things that remains clear in my memory after many years. First, a warning: some people may find this too graphic...
by Finding Hope Ness on May 9, 2016

Thrown to the wolves

The incident with the heifer and her calf happened in the spring, down in the barnyard, out of sight from the house. It’s one of those things that remains clear in my memory after many years. First, a warning: some people may find this too graphic...
by Finding Hope Ness on May 9, 2016

Possessions Delude the Human Heart..

” Possessions Delude the human heart into believing that they provide Security and a worry free existence, but in truth they are the very cause of worry.” For the heart that is fixed on possessions , they come with suffocating burden of w...

The cost of water

Something to think about next time you get your water bill. Here’s how our water prices compare to those in developing countries: That’s not the cost people are paying every day, but the cost for 50 litres, which is what the World Health...
by Make Wealth History on Apr 22, 2016

The cost of water

Something to think about next time you get your water bill. Here’s how our water prices compare to those in developing countries: That’s not the cost people are paying every day, but the cost for 50 litres, which is what the World Health...
by Make Wealth History on Apr 22, 2016

MUSIC WITH A PURPOSE - Rachel Barton Pine

"From poverty to prodigy: star violinist turns to other musicians in need" PBS NewsHour 4/15/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Rachel Barton Pine is one of the most accomplished violinists in the world, but her upbringing wasn't one of privilege -- as a ten-...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 18, 2016

The Press Misunderstands Pope Francis. What Else is New?

Recently, Bernie Sanders announced that he had received an invitation to speak at a small, invitation-only scholarly conference at the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Of course, that's not exactly right. Sanders has led us to belie...

God’s economy: count your cost

The more I read the Bible the more I realize that God is an accountant and a businessman. The Bible is full of measurements and counting and even records the … Continue reading →...

Digital Poverty Is The Cause Of Underdevelopment In Nigeria

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by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on Apr 13, 2016

Join Oxfam for Dressed by the Kids Day #charityTuesday

Have you heard about the exciting new fundraising event from Oxfam, Dressed by the Kids Day?  On Friday 29th April, Oxfam are hoping to unite the country in a day of completely uncoordinated clothing chaos as parents, aunties, uncles and grandpa...
by Attachment Mummy on Apr 12, 2016

What’s Wrong with #Selfpublishing ?

Three years ago I wrote what I consider my most important post; and, that’s most important out of 1,400-some posts…  It’s called, What About All The Authors Whose Books Don’t Sell Very Many Copies? One of the main points in the...
by Notes from An Alien on Mar 30, 2016

Privilege, Voluntourism and Philanthropy – How Not to Help People

This week, someone hit me up for money so he could travel to a Third World area and Help The People. Wait – more accurately, a PR person hit me up on his behalf. I couldn’t tell if the PR… The post Privilege, Voluntourism and Philanthr...

POVERTY IN THE USA...EXTENSIVE & TENACIOUS

JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 1893THE OTHER AMERICA PUBLISHED 54 YEARS AGO TODAYNew York City (JFK+50) Fifty-four years ago today, March 19, 1962, Michael Harrington* published The Other America: Poverty in the United States.  Mr. Harrington expec...
by JFK+50 on Mar 19, 2016

AFRICA: Top 10 Poverty In Africa Facts

How bad is poverty in Africa? The situation is improving, but Africa remains the poorest continent on Earth. But what many people may not know are the effects of poverty The post AFRICA: Top 10 Poverty In Africa Facts appeared first on How Africa.
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Mar 14, 2016


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