Economic growth more likely when wealth distributed to poor instead of rich.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Economic growth more likely when wealth distributed to poor instead of rich. Having money from economic growth flow to poor people rather than the rich feeds into a lift in the rate of economic growth and lower unemployment. Conversely, as income inequality increases, the potential for economic growth is constrained. […]

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This NGO is Beating The System & Building Houses in Developing Countries.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty This NGO is Beating The System & Building Houses in Developing Countries. Last June, a brand-new nonprofit set a giant goal: Over the summer, they would crowdfund enough money to build an entire neighborhood—100 homes—for earthquake victims in Haiti. They raised the money in 90 days, and by this March ended up […]

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What if the problem of poverty is that it’s profitable to other people?

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty What if the problem of poverty is that it’s profitable to other people? What if the dominant discourse on poverty is just wrong? What if the problem isn’t that poor people have bad morals – that they’re lazy and impulsive and irresponsible and have no family values – or that […]

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This shelter gives wine to alcoholics (and there are good reasons why)

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/responsiblecharity This shelter gives wine to alcoholics (and there are good reasons why) n a grey January morning at 9.15, residents of the Oaks shelter for the homeless started lining up, coffee mugs in hand, at a yellow linoleum counter. At half past the hour, the pour began. The Oaks’ residents […]

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