Poverty & Wealth
The suppression of energy saving technology is nothing new but the sheer volume of energy saving inventions that have been censored from public knowledge is truly staggering. Learn what your government has hidden from...
Amartya Sen's thesis is simple. Development is expansion of people's capabilities; poverty is just the opposite. Freedom is a vital element of Sen's thesis. Thus, he favors democracy and freedom.
Human poverty can't be adequately measured in income terms because it is multidimensional. Therefore, development must also be multidimensional covering all aspects of human life.
This article suggests a list of the world's 10 richest countries and explains why each country is included.
I’m not surprised if you didn’t know that because we have been silent about this problem for too long. However, there are a lot of myths and stereotypes about the poor people in this country that need to be...
The poor in India was very high in the 20th century. Who were the poor and why were they poor.
But something is terribly askew with the current world food distribution. While some have plenty, others struggle to get by. On the one hand we have developed nations with ever increasing numbers of obese people while...
poverty is a great curse. It is the biggest hurdle in the way of economic development. Ranger Nurkse in ''Problems of Capital Formation in Underdeveloped Countries'' describes 'vicious circle of poverty as the basic...
Microcredit has emerged as a popular anti-poverty tool in recent decades. It aims to help the poor set up microenterprises so that they can earn, save and grow their income as entrepreneurs.
FreeDigitalPhotos.net Joseph Rowntree, a sociologist and president of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, , asserted that the rate of poverty is vastly greater in large families(6 or more children per household) than it is...
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