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Poverty levels in Odisha dipped by 25% in 20 years: Naveen...

"Odisha's transformative initiatives and policies have resulted in the sharpest drop in poverty, about 25 per cent, bringing millions out of poverty in last...

Here are the ‘oppressive’ working conditions at the farms that supply...

Whole Foods says its mission is to "nourish people and the planet," but workers at farms that supply the organic-grocery empire are often overworked...

US income inequality jumps to highest level ever recorded | Markets...

tIncome inequality in the US last year reached its highest level in more than half a century.tWhile the economy has expanded steadily over the...

Just how big is India’s ‘Mount Everest of Trash’?

tThe Ghazipur dump in Delhi has become so overgrown that locals refer to it as "Mount Everest."tIn 2017, a landslide from the dump spilled...

The right-wing case for basic income

tThe idea for a universal basic income, or UBI, is increasingly popular.tWhile it seems like a left-wing handout, many prominent right wing thinkers have...

Los Angeles’ homeless population has jumped 16% from 2018

tLos Angeles County claims nearly 59,000 homeless, a 12 percent increase, while the city itself is up 16 percent.tIt's not only LA: Orange County...

Are we confusing money with well-being? New Zealand’s leaders believe so.

tEconomists and politicians have traditionally focused on economic growth to set policy and measure how citizens fare.tNew Zealand has become the first country to...

Inequality is unlikely to be overcome by studying hard

tA study by Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce demonstrates how much easier it is for upper-class children to attain successful adulthoods.tTest scores...

Growing Up Poor Not Only Affects Your Health, It Changes as...

We all love a good rags to riches story, but the truth is that poverty never really leaves you. Not only does it have...

Want to visualize inequality? View cities from above

Aerial pictures of adjoining neighborhoods reveal how cities around the world are unevenly developed. From the air, drone photography exposes the economic divide within...