India's official poverty line is very low and has lost credibility. It often takes the form of a number game. The current poverty estimates range from the official 30% to 54% multidimensional poverty.
Adapted from the chapter in “A Patriot’s Guide to Right-Wing Thinking” by Tex Shelters, this excerpt explains that poor people are to blame for poverty using the logic and compassion of right-wingers.
Rice and beans for a week? It doesn't sound too bad but it challenged our relationship. How a church challenge to embrace poverty was more difficult than me imagined and taught us lessons we did not expect.
Poverty is not an income issue; it is a human development issue. It is a state of multiple deprivations resulting from several factors including social and political, not merely lack of income.
What is poverty life like in third world countries? Find out how those living in poverty really live life on a daily basis in their third world country.
Poor people are as useful for the society as the rich. They must be respected because they are the creation of an unjust socio-economic order. It is foolish to view them as inferior in any way.
The gap between the income of a person working full-time earning minimum wage and a living wage emphasizes how people become hopeless and succumb to economic injustice.
Poverty is not an income issue; it is a situation of several deprivations that reduce people's ability to live comfortably. The multidimensional poverty index probes different dimensions of poverty.
Unfortunately, poverty continues to be a persistent problem around the world. This hub discusses some of the antecedents (or causes) of poverty.
Dozens of cities across the U.S. have made it against the law to be poor or to help poor people. More cities are passing similar laws all the time. Should charities be outlawed in America?