Tag Archives: poverty

Zuma’s Fall: Why is South Africa So Divided?

Though the economy suffered during his tenure, Zuma was a shining example of what a better life could mean for rural South Africans.

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Message to BJP: Include the Poor and Elderly

To move India forward, Narendra Modi and his BJP must follow a new script – protecting the poor and more accountability.

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China in My Life — China in the 21st Century

Are the Beijing Olympics a pinnacle of China’s rise — or a pitfall?

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1950s

How does the emergence of China look through the prism of a Westerner’s life?

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Child Poverty: Asia’s Best Performer

South Korea performs as well as Nordic economies on avoiding child poverty.

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Reducing Child Poverty in Brazil

A successful program’s future is in doubt.

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PiS’s Latest Coup de Grace: Scapegoating in Poland

In its blind effort to reinvent Poland’s past, the current government turns former employees of the country’s security services into scapegoats.

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Trump Vs. America’s Children: Child Poverty In America Is Indefensible

For the country’s poor, the American dream is a living nightmare which is heightened by Trump’s ill-conceived budget.

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Eradicating Extreme Poverty Soon?

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Having met an earlier goal of reducing extreme poverty, can the world end it?

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By the Numbers: Poverty in Africa

Half of all people living in extreme poverty worldwide reside in sub-Saharan Africa.

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