Getting a grasp on poverty

What does it mean to be poor? How many people are poor? Let's look at some facts.

  1. Poverty Facts and Stats

    Spend some time on this one. It is much more than just graphs. This part of the globalissues.org web site presents some of the har...

  2. The rise of the $1-a-day statistic

    It's shocking to learn how many people live on less than $1 day - and regular publication of the figures over the last two decades has he...

  3. Daryl Collins: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day | MIT Legatum Center

    An hour long talk on how the poor live in carious parts of the world.

  4. 1 in 15 Americans now rank as poorest poor

    Dismal new census data shows economic downturn pushing extreme poverty ever further into mainstream America

  5. The Other America, 2012: Confronting the Poverty Epidemic

    A homeless man reads his book outside a homeless shelter in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)   Clarksdale, ...

  6. Poverty In America

    For much more on poverty in America, see the other Path I created. (Note this will not be "tested" in this current path)

  7. Poor Kids - FRONTLINE

    FRONTLINE explores what poverty means to children and to the country's future.

  8. VICE on HBO Season One: Winners & Losers (Episode 5)

    Watch VICE on HBO Fridays at 11 PM, only on HBO: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Segment 1: Mormon Lost Boys In today's Fundamentali...

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