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Mobile Phones Tackling Poverty

November 10, 2013

They fundamentally transform the way people in the developing world interact with one another and their governments, and access basic health, education, business and financial services. Source

Allotment of Poor Families in Italy

Allotment of Poor Families in Italy

March 12, 2013

Social conditions and poverty in Italy

The Cost of Being Poor

The Cost of Being Poor

March 12, 2013

Shocking Infographic created by Online Sociology Degree about the high cost of poverty, Why the poor pay more than the rich. Source

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US Foreign Aid Spending

January 8, 2013

United States foreign aid spending: How much is spent, what percentage of the budget amounts to what is given in aid, where it goes and what the global impact is. Source

The State Of Food Insecurity

The State Of Food Insecurity

December 2, 2012

Millions of Americans don’t have reliable access to food. Here, we take a look at who’s affected and why. Source

Rags to Rags - Riches to Riches

Rags to Rags – Riches to Riches

November 17, 2012

American society prides itself on being a meritocracy, particularly with the fruition of the ‘American Dream’ being achieved by individuals from all types of backgrounds. Success today typically involves some form of higher education, to expand intellectual capacity and to hone one’s skill-set. However, the highest quality education is not the most easily accessible. This […]

The Shaft: How Some Companies Prey on the Poor

The Shaft: How Some Companies Prey on the Poor

October 15, 2012

Payday loans are a devious scheme perpetrated on the people most in need of real financial help. They are most insidious because they masquerade as a way out of debt, when in reality they are designed to dig the poor in even deeper. Source

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Where’s the Money in America?

September 23, 2012

Even in a recession, the United States remains one of the most powerful and wealthiest nations in the world. But where exactly is all the money? Who has it and why is there such a large gap between the haves and have-nots in America? This infographic looks at money in America and tries to figure […]

Poverty in America

Poverty in America

July 19, 2012

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who is in pocerty. If a family’s total income is less than the family’s threshold, then that family and every individual in it is considered in poverty. Source