Posts Tagged ‘Poverty’

Added Poverty From Corona Lockdowns Killing 15,000 Children Per Day, German Dentist Claims

Iowa Climate Science Education Dr. Ulrich Keck called in on a German ARD public television talk show to express his views on the new lockdown that has just been imposed across Germany. According to the German dentist (65), the lockdowns are causing more harm than the disease itself due to the added massive poverty they […]

COVID-19 will push as many as 150 million people into extreme poverty by 2021 | World Bank & RT.com

Liberty International Blog Extreme global poverty is expected to rise in 2020 for the first time in over 20 years due to the disruption caused by the “extraordinary” coronavirus crisis, the World Bank has warned. According to a new report, the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to push an additional 88 million to 115 million people into […]

Pandemic Could Push Up To 150 Million Into ‘Extreme Poverty’ By 2021

Pandemic Could Push Up To 150 Million Into ‘Extreme Poverty’ By 2021 Above photo: A man wears a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 in Manila, Philippines on March 18, 2020. Maria Tan via Getty Images. “Early evidence also suggests that the crisis is poised to increase inequality in […]

Ending Poverty In Yuangudui, China

“Dingxi is the bitterest place under heaven,” goes an old saying. However, perhaps only the people of Dingxi themselves know of another old saying: “Yuangudui is the bitterest place in Dingxi.” A village mired in poverty, a people living hard and laborious lives: these are the two bitter fruits of the root of poverty. “Another […]

Joe Biden Vows To Solve Coronavirus, Poverty, Climate Change & Racism If Elected

In his DNC speech on Thursday, Joe Biden vowed he would solve the coronavirus, poverty, climate change, and racism if he was elected president What was not clear however was exactly what Biden planned to do differently from his eight years as vice president and 37 years as a United States senator. Breitbart reports: His […]

The IMF’s Reprehensible Campaign for Continued Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Daniel J. Mitchell The IMF’s agenda of bigger government and higher taxes is a recipe for continued poverty. A couple of months ago, I thought I did something meaningful by sharing six separate examples of the International Monetary Fund pressuring sub-Saharan African nations to impose higher tax burdens. This was evidence, I suggested, that […]

5 Reasons the Southern Poverty Law Center Is a Hate-Mongering Scam

The Southern Poverty Law Center is not a legitimate arbiter of public discourse. It poisons public discourse for profit. Amazon has decided to pull the Alliance Defending Freedom from its Amazon Smile program, in which shoppers can send a portion of their Amazon purchases to charities. Because the Southern Poverty Law Center has labeled ADF […]

Going Underground – West of Sunshine – Cycles of Debt & Poverty for working-class Australians

Going Underground – West of Sunshine – Cycles of Debt & Poverty for working-class Australians Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com Award-winning director Jason Raftopoulos tells us about his new film “West of Sunshine” which depicts post-2008 working class horror in Melbourne. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW Afshin Rattansi http://twitter.com/AfshinRattansiFOLLOW on Instagram http://instagram.com/officialgoingund… View […]

‘Poverty tourism’: Guardian slammed for Greek vacation focusing on financial & refugee crises

‘Sex, Drugs & Refugees’: RTD exposes seedy reality some asylum-seekers face in Greece The trip has been organized by the British newspaper, exclusively for its readers. It’s being pitched as an “educational and informative” tour of modern Greece, led by the newspaper’s Greece correspondent Helena Smith and local journalist Manos Stefanakis. At the cost of […]

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER APOLOGIZES FOR ARTICLE LINKING JOURNALISTS WITH FASCISTS ALLEGEDLY INFLUENCED BY RUSSIA

The Southern Poverty Law Center retracted a post that was written by a freelance journalist on their “Hatewatch” blog and apologized to several journalists who were inappropriately attacked. On March 9, SPLC, which is a legal advocacy organization that campaigns against hate groups, published, “The multipolar spin: how fascists operationalize left-wing resentment,” […]

Los Angeles Has Criminalized Poverty By Making It Illegal To Sleep In Cars and RV’s

Rising rent prices and low wages have resulted in thousands of people across the city of Los Angeles becoming homeless, many of them now living in cars and RVs if they were able to keep it together that well. According to the most recent counts by the KPCC, there are at least 7,000 people live in their […]

Huge Organizing Effort, ’40 Days Of Action’ Launching To Fight Poverty

Huge Organizing Effort, ’40 Days Of Action’ Launching To Fight Poverty Above Photo: Alternet.org Fifty years later, a new Poor People’s Campaign connects religious faith to social justice. The Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-chair of the recently launched Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, one of three kids […]

What Poverty Can Teach Us About Our Unhealthy Relationship with Food

Joe Leech, Guest Waking Times Is the keto diet a good idea? Should I be intermittent fasting? What’s the fastest way to lose belly fat? As an online dietitian, these were the questions I was bombarded with last year… and it says a lot about our relationship with food. Despite all the diets and […]

LA Has Criminalized Poverty By Making It Illegal To Sleep In Cars and RV’s

Raising rent prices and low wages have resulted in thousands of people across the city of Los Angeles becoming homeless, many of them now living in cars and RVs if they were able to keep it together that well. According to the most recent counts by the KPCC, there are at least 7,000 people live in their […]

Poverty: American Style

In December last year, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston, issued a statement on his 15-day fact-finding mission of some of the U.S.’s poorest neighborhoods.   Alston, the author of the quoted phrase in the excerpt, is an Australian who is a professor of law at New York University.  During his […]

New York Times Bullshit Crosses Into Comedy Gold: A.I. and Big Data Could Power a New War on Poverty

New York Times Bullshit Crosses Into Comedy Gold: A.I. and Big Data Could Power a New War on Poverty January 2nd, 2018 Here’s one for your Not-The-Onion file folder. At the link, there’s a picture of a robot shaking hands with a human. Here’s […]

As Markets Roar American Poverty Soars

Isaac Davis, Staff WriterWaking Times If you pay attention to the news you’ll hear all about great corporate earnings, the unbelievable stock market rally, the bitcoin hysteria,  and improving jobless numbers. Somehow, though, all of this information and good times reporting belies the truth, and below the radar of such an apparent boom is […]

Any Shame Around Poverty Lies With Society That Perpetuates It

Any Shame Around Poverty Lies With Society That Perpetuates It Above Photo: The Rev. William J. Barber II, architect of the Moral Monday’s movement, announces the details of his next challenge, helping to lead a national Poor People’s Campaign, during a press conference at Davie Street Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 15, 2017. […]

UN Official: African-American Areas Have “Worst Poverty” in Industrialized World

Environmental racism, extreme poverty, and disease thrive on a breathtaking scale in U.S. Black communities in the South, shocking a UN investigator. Extreme poverty, environmental degradation and toxic hazards in poor communities in the United States are facing increased international scrutiny following an inspection of rural Alabama communities by a United Nations official. The conditions […]

Poverty in America: Growing Income Inequality, Shrinking Middle Class, Declining Manufacturing Pay

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Poverty rate hits 80% in Gaza

Chairman of the Popular Committee Against the Siege on Gaza said on Friday that poverty rate among Palestinians in the territory has reached 80 per cent. “This has had disastrous effects on all aspects of life,” explained Jamal Al-Khodari in a press statement. “Moreover, at a time of unprecedented crises, punishing measures taken by the […]

Southern Poverty Law Center Transfers Millions in Cash to Offshore Entities

Southern Poverty Law Center Transfers Millions in Cash to Offshore Entities Washington Free Beacon August 31, 2017 The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a liberal, Alabama-based 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization that has gained prominence on the left for its “hate group” designations, pushes millions of dollars to offshore entities as part of its business dealings, […]

Going Underground – Can we eradicate poverty? Lord John Bird

Going Underground – Can we eradicate poverty? Lord John Bird Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com We speak to John Bird, founder and editor-in-chief of The Big Issue, the magazine sold by homeless or vulnerably housed people, about the Grenfell fire, social cleansing and cross party ways to eradicate poverty in the UK. LIKE Going Underground […]

Gaza poverty rate goes through roof after war

INDUSTRIES, MINISTRIES, MEANS OF LIVELIHOOD DESTROYED Of course all of that destruction – from the civil infrastructure (power, water/sanitation, healthcare, schools), to industries including factories and agricultural properties to housing was designed to degrade the living standard of Palestinians in Gaza to encourage them to emigrate more quickly. Jews from Brooklyn would like a nice […]

IKEA Unveils Plan To Lift 200,000 People Out Of Poverty

What comes to mind when you think of IKEA? For me, it’s that very affordable nightstand I purchased in college that I never figured out how to put together from the instructions. But the brand has made quite a name for itself, despite people like me having a bit of an intolerance for playing adult Legos, […]

Plenty of money for wars/weapons BUT U.S. is ‘World Leader’ in Child Poverty

The Numbers are Staggering: U.S. is ‘World Leader’ in Child Poverty By Paul Buchheit, The callousness of America’s political and business leaders is shocking once you start looking at the numbers. America’s wealth grew by 60 percent in the past six years, by over $30 trillion. In approximately the same time, the number of homeless […]

Rewiring the brain can end the cycle of inter-generational poverty

     You saw the pictures in science class—a profile view of the human brain, sectioned by function. The piece at the very front, right behind where a forehead would be if the brain were actually in someone’s head, is the pre-frontal cortex. It handles problem-solving, goal-setting, and task execution. And it works with the limbic […]

Poverty in Canada: What Basic Income Means for Disabled People

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Who is Behind Turkey’s Failed Coup? Erdogan Inside Job, US-Gulen Op., or Joint US-Turkey False Flag?

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The War We Forgot to End: Why Are We Still in Afghanistan?

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