Tuesday, 22 August , 2017

Poverty

Growing Poverty Fuels Europe’s Extremism

Exclusive: The European Union’s neoliberal economic orthodoxy has spread income inequality and even poverty across the Continent, spurring extremist movements to challenge this system,...

Poverty in Greece Gone Up 40% Since 2008

By Phillip Chrysopoulos The poverty in Greece increased by 40% from 2008 to 2015, according to a Cologne Institute of Economic Research study on European...

Keep Destroying Greece

The loss of a quarter of economic output and the increase in the unemployment rate close to 28 percent at one point have been widely and repeatedly reported as Greece has struggled through a state of perma-crisis in recent years

Bolivia Has Cut Extreme Poverty in Half Since 2006

By Telesur More than 2 million Bolivians have come out of extreme poverty in the last decade. Bolivia’s economy is on course to grow by 5...

ILO report: Global youth unemployment to rise for first time in...

The number of unemployed young people worldwide between the ages of 15 and 24 will rise to 71 million this year, increasing for the first time since 2013. This is the news from the annual World Employment and Social Outlook report released this week by the International Labour Organization (ILO)

Incomes and Globalization (Economic Roots of Western Radicalism)

The effects of of globalisation on income distributions in rich countries have been studied extensively. This column takes a different approach by looking at developments in global incomes from 1988 to 2008. Large real income gains have been made by people around the median of the global income distribution and by those in the global top 1%. However, there

26 Million Americans Are Now “Too Poor To Shop” Study Finds

A new study finds that roughly 26 million Americans remain "too poor to shop". The study, performed by America's Research Group, found that about...

Multinationals have already abolished your state!

One of the basic functions of a State is to impose taxation on individuals and companies. In this way the state achieves the redistribution...

Bernie Sanders on poverty

Bernie Holds Community Conversation on Poverty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9rXlL5iJNk Sisters and Brothers In the United States today, the wealthiest country in the history of the world, 47 million Americans...