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World Poverty Index

Posted by msrb on August 21, 2007

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    Articles:

    Champaign Glass Economy: Richest 2% hold half the world’s assets, the poorest half hold only 1 per cent of wealth.

    U.S. economy leaving record numbers in severe poverty, By Tony Pugh

    While poverty persists, there is no freedom: Millions remain enslaved and in chains at a time of breathtaking advances in technology and wealth. By Nelson Mandela

    U.S. Poverty Data Raise New Questions About Cost of War

    Proud Veteran

    Hunger Report

    Hunger and Homelessness Increasing in the US

    A Humanitarian Critique of Winning the Oil Endgame

    Poverty Index

    UNDP: The United Nations Development Program

    UNDP Poverty Page

    Poverty Report 2000

    The Human Development Reports

    Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism:
    The consequences of the global expansion of capitalism

    Facts on the Concentration of Wealth

    Global Poverty: The Gap Between the World’s Rich and Poor Is Growing, and the Dying Continues

    Poverty Map: Resources Page

    Global Issues That Affect Everyone:
    Causes of Poverty

    Odious Debts:
    An information source for the global odious debt movement

    Probe International: Exposes the devastating environmental, social, and economic effects of Canada’s aid and trade abroad

    The Rural Poverty Portal

    Poverty: Wikipedia Entry

    Forbes List of the World’s Richest

    Social & Economic Injustice: Rich Man, Poor Man; Rich Nations, Poor Nations

    The state of the world:
    Brief introduction to global issues

    Inequality of Wealth and Income Distribution: The consequences of income inequality

    Economic inequality: Wikipedia entry

    UC Atlas of Global Inequality: Most of the world’s people are poor

    The UNU/WIDER World Income Inequality Database (WIID): Information on income inequality for developed, developing, and transition countries

    Extreme Poverty (Wikipedia Portal)

    Extreme Poverty (Images)

    World Hunger

    Money as Debt [Video]

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