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Being A Brother’s Keeper – Poverty

Being A Brother’s Keeper – Poverty

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Being A Brother’s Keeper – Poverty
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Caoimhin_Mendoza]Caoimhin Mendoza

Question: Can you give me an estimated number with regards to persons living on less than two dollars per day?

FACT: In this world, almost three billion people live on less than that given figure, and in 2001, 1.1 billion survived under less than one dollar per day.

Question: How many deaths occur as a result of poverty?

FACT: 50,000 deaths per day.

Almost 18 million per year.

Question: Woah! That is alarming! And what about the children… our future?

FACT: Approximately one billion children have, and are currently being brought up under an impoverished environment...

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The Cause of Poverty in America

The Digital Divide: The Cause of Poverty in America, or Just the Latest Trickery on the Poor?

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Expert Author Bob Duker

The Digital Divide: The Cause of Poverty in America, or Just the Latest Trickery on the Poor?
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Bob_Duker]Bob Duker

Most of us have heard this claim: There exists a “digital divide” between the poor and the rich. Those who don’t have internet are getting farther behind those (the rich supposedly) who do because they don’t have access to the same internet tools that are (supposedly) so vital to their success. Let’s take a closer look at this:

Let me preface my response with the following: This report misses the mark by a mile and assumes that one minor symptom of being poor could actually be the root cause of being poor...

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