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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...

40% of Americans only one missed paycheck away from poverty

Millions of middle-class Americans are just one missed paychecks away from poverty, with 4 of 10 considered "liquid-asset poor," or without enough money socked...

A new billionaire is minted every 2 days as the poor...

Income inequality is creating what charity Oxfam International calls a "deeply shocking" trend: Billionaires are not only growing wealthier and adding to their ranks,...

Look: Pakistan PM Imran Khan orders tents for the homeless

As Pakistan braces for winter, tents set up for homeless; shelters to be built soon tTwitter users laud Imran Khan's efforts for the poor,...

West Virginia poverty gets worse under Trump economy, not better

West Virginia has a growing poverty problem, and experts there who study the issue say Americans in every state should pay attention. The Appalachian...

Almost half of Americans can’t pay for their basic needs

Four in 10 Americans are struggling to pay for their basic needs such as groceries or housing, a problem even middle-class households confront, according...

U.N. Expert: America’s Poor Becoming More destitute Under Trump

GENEVA (Reuters) - Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety...