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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...

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,...