Blog Posts - Poverty



A Moment to Acknowledge Reality & the Poor

At this time of year, some people take a moment to reflect on the poor.  Others, of course, dedicate their lives to the the poor.  But many people who are not poor do not spend a lot of time thinking about the poor. “The poor.”  Sounds...
by Brooklyn Bread on Dec 19, 2016

Inexorable rise of human population pressures in Africa

I’ve been a bit mad preparing for an upcoming conference, so I haven’t had a lot of time lately to blog about interesting developments in the conservation world. However, it struck me today that my preparations provide ideal material for...
by Conservation Bytes on Aug 31, 2016

Starving Venezuelans Break Into Zoo And Eat Equally Starving Animals

Comment: The CIA coup wasn't successful the first time so they took a new approach. And this is what happens when those like Hugo Chavez buck the Western neo-liberal system. He was finally removed via cancer - probably induced - and replaced with a d...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 31, 2016

The dramatic failure of globalisation

Graham Vanbergen True PublicaAccording to wikipedia, Globalisation is the process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views, products, ideas and other aspects of culture. However, over the last ten years there h...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 29, 2016

POVERTY IN AMERICA - How the Deck is Stacked

"Poverty-stricken past and present in the Mississippi Delta" PBS NewsHour 7/22/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Rich in soil, music and culture, the Mississippi Delta is one of those unique regions that has come to hold a special place in the American imagi...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 25, 2016

How To Get Ration Card Made In Tatkal?

What is ration card? Ration Card is a card issued by the government to the citizens of the country to buy subsidized food items such as wheat and rice and fuel like LPG and kerosene. They have turned out to be very helpful for the poor. It provides t...
by HelpForum on Jul 21, 2016

How To Surrender Ration Card?

What is ration card? Ration Card is a card issued by the government to the citizens of the country to buy subsidized food items such as wheat and rice and fuel like LPG and kerosene. They have turned out to be very helpful for the poor. It provides t...
by HelpForum on Jul 20, 2016

More things stay the same, more we retrogress

Within six months of Abbott and the Coalition seizing power in the 2013 Australian election, decades—if not centuries—of environmental damage and retrograde policies unfolded. But this was no run-of-the-mill incompetence and neglect by government...
by Conservation Bytes on Jul 20, 2016

Brady let us all off the hook

AUBURN, Maine — I can go on with my life and think good thoughts again. All is right in the world. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has made the arduous decision not take Deflategate all the way to the... Take a walk on the wild side around New Engl...
by Goodfellows52 on Jul 15, 2016

Brady let's all off the hook

AUBURN, Maine — I can go on with my life and think good thoughts again. All is right in the world. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has made the arduous decision not take Deflategate all the way to the... Take a walk on the wild side around New Engl...
by Goodfellows52 on Jul 15, 2016

Mongolia travel guide

Mongolia is a beautiful country, but it is very isolated as it is landlocked between two vast countries, Russia and China, and a large part of it is very inhospitable, with the Gobi desert in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Travel on Jul 15, 2016

Building of the week: the half-house

Architecture is often the preserve of the elite. Many of the world’s leading architects work on flagship developments for the richest in society, and RIBA’s house of the year was built for Lord Rothschild, after all. Most of the rest of u...
by Make Wealth History on Jul 1, 2016

Te Puea Marae, Tūhoe & the State of (Māori) Welfare

by Sparrowhawk/Kārearea on Jun 28, 2016

Buying time

Originally published in the Otago Daily Times by Tom McKinlay — If we don’t act soon, the world we leave our children will be in a sorry state indeed, leading Australian scientist Prof Corey Bradshaw tells Tom McKinlay. Prof Corey Bradsha...
by Conservation Bytes on Jun 26, 2016

Alinsky Rules For Radicals: Obama Has Almost Finished The Job!

While The American Sheeple Sleep The Community Organizer-in-Chief Isn't Simply Playing Golf And Setting Policy That Seems Designed To Let ISIS Grow And Run Rampant!Oh no!He seems to have had another mission that he has executed extremely well under t...
by The Political Commentator on Jun 18, 2016

Kiva celebrates ten years

I’m a big fan of Kiva, the peer-to-peer micro-lending platform, which is marking ten years since its founding. Kiva’s innovation was to bring two major trends together into one – crowd-funding and microfinance. Their website allows...
by Make Wealth History on Jun 13, 2016

Big Biotech’s big lie: National sciences group concludes GMOs do not increase crop production

Amy GoodrichNatural NewsOver the years, genetically modified crops have been a controversial topic of intense global debate. While proponents claim that GMOs are safe and needed to feed our burgeoning population, health and environmental groups are...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jun 11, 2016

Can you help to pilot the basic income?

I write about the basic income (or citizen’s income) from time to time on this blog. It’s an idea that is being discussed quite seriously in a number of places at the moment, but we’re a long way from seeing it implemented in Britai...
by Make Wealth History on May 30, 2016

Poverty is Linked to Obesity

In modern world, poor people are more likely to be obese than wealthy people. Thomas Corley of richhabits.net found that povery and obesity are linked together in his research. Here’s what he found: 66% of the poor were overweight by at least t...
by Personal Finance News on May 26, 2016

A Crisis Unlike We Have Seen In Human History

Zero HedgePosted with permission and written by Rory Hall, The Daily Coin (CLICK FOR ORIGINAL)I sat down with John Rubino of Dollar Collapse to discuss the current state of our economic world. In a very lively conversation, we hit some of the more p...
by INFRAKSHUN on May 26, 2016


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