Blog Posts - Poverty



How climate change can undo development

Progress on extreme poverty has been a success story over the past 20 years. Though it has happened faster in some places than others, millions have been lifted out of poverty and are enjoying better health, education and life expectancy. Unfortunate...
by Make Wealth History on Nov 23, 2015

Green Party condemns Government's 'assault' on children's futures

Responding to a report which has exposed the ‘double disadvantage’ being faced by young people from poor backgrounds, the Green Party has called on the government to tackle the rising impact of poverty on young peoples’ futures. The report, w...
by wembleymatters on Nov 12, 2015

Is it Possible to Make an Honest Living?

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources More money buys more happiness for the poor and more headaches for those who already ha...
by Urban Survival Resources on Nov 4, 2015

PULLING HIS LIFE

Courtesy : My Smartphone Samsung E7 with 13 M.P CameraThese are really unsung heroes of our lives.   Imagine a day when your maid takes a leave on being ill or you don't get a rickshaw to your end point.  Life almost comes to standstill. &n...
by KNOWEB on Nov 3, 2015

2011 Census Data - Mapping Your Town/Village/City

Remember the 2011 census? Whatever happened to all that information? Well here's some of it, a mapping tool for deprivation data, where you can input your postcode and find out how it ranks on crime, employment, incomes for families and older people...
by Opinionated Vicar on Oct 28, 2015

The Troubles of Ethiopia's Mursi Tribe

The construction of a huge dam in Ethiopia and the introduction of large-scale agricultural businesses has been controversial - finding out what local people think can be hard, but with the help of a bottle of rum nothing is impossible.After waiting...
by Finding Neverland on Oct 20, 2015

Obesity Levels Drop Just One Year After the War on Obesity

After obesity was defined as not being able to fit into your pants, the Department of Obesity began issuing over-sized pants to every citizen in the country.
by Planck's Constant on Oct 20, 2015

“Make No Preference for the Poor or the Rich, but Judge Your Neighbor Fairly”.

“Make No Preference for the Poor or the Rich, but Judge Your Neighbor Fairly”. Leviticus 19:15  (source and version unknown) There is someone I know who recently told me that we should have no preference for the poor because of this stat...

Ministry to the poor

“To preach the Gospel to the poor” (Isaiah 61:1). Is one of the prior concerns in Jesus’ ministry. This concern for the poor in snot only focused on sharing and preaching the good news, but also caring for them. In my own opinion, m...
by The Walk And Web.com on Sep 23, 2015

Ministry to the poor

“To preach the Gospel to the poor” (Isaiah 61:1). Is one of the prior concerns in Jesus’ ministry. This concern for the poor in snot only focused on sharing and preaching the good news, but also caring for them. In my own opinion, m...
by The Walk And Web.com on Sep 23, 2015

Benjamin Franklin Inspirational Quotes Wallpapers – Motivational Pics

 Benjamin Franklin Inspirational Quotes Wallpapers – Motivational Pics Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. ~ Benjamin Franklin Anger is never without reason, but seldom with a good one. ~ Benjamin Franklin Witho...
by Hindi Quotes Pictures on Sep 16, 2015

Al-Qaeda Chief Calls On Young Muslim Men To Attack America, Allies

On Sunday, the Daily Mail (UK) website ran two terrorism-related pieces which might be of interest to Survival And Prosperity readers. Imogen Calderwood reported: The leader of Al-Qaeda delivered a sinister message to young Muslim men in the United S...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 15, 2015

Poverty in Rural Philippines

Indigenous People of PhilippinesPoverty Holds the People BackAbout half of the Philippines’ 100 million people live in rural areas. Poverty is most severe and most widespread in these areas and almost 80 per cent of the country’s poor people live...
by Newbies For Computers on Aug 30, 2015

LET’S DO MORE: Ending global poverty with pure human kindness

Less than one per cent of the U.S. federal budget goes towards foreign aid. That’s about 30 billion dollars, in comparison to the 663 billion dollars […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themind...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 27, 2015

The Story of Firas

In more stable countries, 13-year-old Firas and many of his classmates would probably be attending a school for children with special needs. They would also be benefitting from a much smaller student to teacher ratio.But this is northern Iraq and the...
by Finding Neverland on Aug 11, 2015

So You Care About Human Life? An Abortion Rant

Much of what is said here has been said by many others. You've probably read it too. This is our way of saying it.People who decry abortion because it is potentially painful to the fetus - which is essentially an unfeeling mass of cells until around...
by Just Call Me Frank on Aug 5, 2015

Philippines by way of Texas: Poverty In the Philippines

Philippines by way of Texas By Tim Potter: Poverty In the Philippines: One question I will sometimes ask is: The Philippines is slowly becoming a richer country but is still very poor. Why do you think that is? I have learned to as the first phrase t...
by Newbies For Computers on Aug 4, 2015

AMERICA - Kids in Poverty

"Why minority kids are being left behind by the economic recovery" PBS NewsHour 7/21/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Child poverty is worse now than it was before the Great Recession, despite strides toward economic recovery.  That's according to a ne...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 27, 2015

Two Great Finds!

A friend shared the following poster with me recently, which, when viewed in conjunction with reading the linked article on …Continue reading →...

UPDATE Brent Labour MPs 2-1 against Welfare Reform Bill

Dawn Butler (Brent Central) and Tulip Siddiq (Hampstead & Kilburn) defied the Labour whip last night and joined 46 other Labour MPs in voting against the Welfare Reform Bill. Liberal Democrat MPs also voted against.Tulip Siddiq had signalled her...
by wembleymatters on Jul 21, 2015


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