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?
India's official poverty line is very low and has lost credibility. It ismore like a number game. The current poverty estimates range from 12.4% to 41%. For Indian poor it's just a Joke.
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.
The multidimensional poverty analysis reveals 53.7% poverty in India, as opposed to the official estimate of 22%. During 1999 - 2006, poverty reduced in India but less than its neighbors.
Unfortunately, poverty continues to be a persistent problem around the world. This hub discusses some of the antecedents (or causes) of 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.
If even one child goes to bed hungry in our country, in any country, then steps must be taken to insure an end to it. It is not somebody else's job...it is OURS...yours and mine to help feed them.
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.
Poverty is a curse as it stops the growth of the country as a whole. Poverty is not only where there is lack of basic resources but also where people are not ready to fight against it and also where they don’t stand against its eradication....
The average taxpayer contributes $36 per year into the food stamp program. That doesn't buy you the right to harass other shoppers because their appearance makes you think they receive SNAP benefits.