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Half the World Is Now Middle Class or Wealthier, Survey Shows
For the first time since the dawn of civilization, half of the world is now middle class or wealthier, according to a new study from the Brookings Institution. “For the ...
October 18, 2018
China Wants to Solve Poverty, but Its Own Officials Are Undermining the Efforts
Lifting people out of poverty is Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s signature project. His goal is to turn the ...
January 11, 2018
China’s Poverty Lie | China Uncensored
The People's Republic celebrates lifting over 80 million people out of poverty. But it was the CCP that ...
October 19, 2016
Obstacles Abound as 2 Poor US Cities Consider Merging
CLEVELAND—Two of the country's poorest cities are talking about a merger they say could help both, though they ...
September 24, 2016
The Associated Press
Over a Thousand Chinese Officials, Tasked With Fighting Poverty, Punished for Incompetence
Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised to lift poor Chinese out of poverty by 2020.
August 18, 2016
The Critical Link Between Poverty and Health
Concern for the health of the poor is one of the critical issues in development. Poverty and health ...
August 3, 2016
Welfare Mom Vows Never to Be Broke Again, With Resounding Success
Lisa Nichols now leads a multi-million-dollar enterprise. She is a media personality whose television appearances have included "Oprah" ...
June 14, 2016
Columbia Grad Escaped Poverty, Gangs to Get Two Masters Degrees
"I never imagined that when I was placed in special education as a third-grader, flunking all six classes ...
May 25, 2016
Poverty Rates Speak to Suffering in First Nations Communities, Leader Says
OTTAWA—The latest measure of debilitating poverty in First Nations communities across Canada illustrates the need for more government ...
May 18, 2016
The Canadian Press
Stealing Is Not a Crime If You Are Poor and Hungry, Rules Italian Supreme Court
Italy's highest judicial court overturned the conviction of a poor man who stole food out of necessity. During ...
May 3, 2016
US Is a Land of Plenty, so Why Do Millions of Americans Still Go Hungry?
Are people in the United States getting enough to eat?
April 6, 2016
Jay L. Zagorsky
Jeffrey H. Cohen
Predicting Poverty Risk With New Calculator
Nearly 60 percent of Americans will spend at least one year in poverty between the ages of 20 ...
March 23, 2016
If Education Is the Cure for Poverty, Then How Do We Make the Antidote?
Brad L. Brasseur explores the current problems in creating good education for the poor in developing nations and ...
March 2, 2016
Brad L. Brasseur
9-Year-Old Boy Auctions Hand-Drawn Pictures Online to Save Sick Mother
Chinese citizens are buying Zhang Zihao’s pictures and expressing their sympathies on social media.
February 26, 2016
Drought-Stricken Zimbabwe Declares State of Disaster
Thin like their owners, cattle wander in a parched riverbed. Desperate villagers barter a few fish for maize ...
February 5, 2016
The Associated Press
What Does It Take to Become a Black Mark Zuckerberg?
Jhamar Youngblood says black kids tend to think working in tech is a betrayal of identity. He has ...
January 29, 2016
Capture of El Chapo Won’t Stop Drug War in Mexico as Long as Corruption Is Rife
The recent capture of Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known as El Chapo, is but the ...
January 16, 2016
How the Homeless Population Is Changing: It’s Older and Sicker
On any given night in the United States, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, over ...
January 11, 2016
GOP Candidates Pitch Conservative Path to Fight Poverty
Republican presidential candidates said Saturday their party must do more to convince poor Americans that conservative policies
January 9, 2016
The Associated Press
Girls’ Education Is Key to Alleviate Poverty
Inequality and unequal access to education holds millions of girls and women back across the world.
January 5, 2016
What’s Driving the Latest Surge of Illegal Immigration From Central America
In a reprise of the humanitarian crisis of summer 2014, rising numbers of Central American children and families ...
December 30, 2015
America’s Veterans Deserve Honor, Homes, Health Care
Hopefully, the solemn national holidays of Veterans and Memorial Day will be complemented by America's renewed passion for ...
November 26, 2015
Vincent J. Bove
Why Homeless People Need ‘Concierge Medicine’
Jim O’Connell has spent his career as a “street doctor,” caring for homeless people on the sidewalks, benches, ...
November 20, 2015
‘Empty Nesters’: China’s Graying Population Up Close
China’s one child policy has another set of victims: the lonely elderly bereft of family life.
November 10, 2015
State Benefits Negatively Affect Personality—Here’s How
Few debates raise blood pressure more readily than those about the welfare state, especially those regarding the personality ...
November 9, 2015
Having to ‘Parent’ as a Kid Can Hinder Moms Later
Mothers who took on burdensome caregiving roles as children—and weren’t allowed to just “be kids”—tend to be less ...
October 7, 2015
UN Reviews Development Goals, but Again Ignores Population Growth
UN sustainability goals should not overlook population growth centered in the poor, least developed countries.
September 23, 2015
Era of ‘Wilful Blindness’ Ends as Australia’s Foreign Transparency Laws Kick In
Tools Huawei Developed to Persecute Falun Gong Now Repress All of China
Infrastructure Bill May Stall as Democrats Demand Climate Measures
Iraq War Vets and Families Sue Iran for Terror Bombs
Macron Vows Tax Relief, Urges Calm in Bid to Quell Protests
The Associated Press
US Sanctions Top North Korean Officials for Human Rights Abuses, Censorship
Alleged Russian Agent Maria Butina to Change Not Guilty Plea
Uyghur Journalist Reports on Own Family’s Disappearance, Fights for Release
, Epoch Times
UK Can Back Out of Brexit on Its Own, Rules EU Court
Bail Hearing of Arrested Huawei CFO Meng Goes to Third Day