General, Politic

Poverty and Capitalism in the 21st Century

The work to end extreme poverty is far from over, and a number of challenges remain. Access to good schools, healthcare, electricity, safe water, and other critical needs remains intangible for many people. According to World Bank, 1 in 10 people in the world live under $1.90 a day. In third world countries, between one quarter and one-third of children die before reaching five years – in the poorest countries, this number is closer to half. Population below poverty line And all of this is happening while a handful of people in the world control more wealth than 3.6 billion…

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