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Category Archives: poverty

The lies capitalists tell about global poverty

During the recent Davos summit (and at other times) various people were claiming global poverty had fallen because of capitalism. This article methodically debunks that claim. Some highlights: First, the … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

In the UK today

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

capitalism doesn’t work

September 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Low Wages and Poverty (part iii)

New Zealand today Son pulls Dad’s tooth out as he couldn’t afford the dentist Hungry children raid pig buckets for food

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Low Wages and Poverty (Cont.)   If you’re in work shouldn’t you be able to live on the wage, without struggle, and without your wages being subsidised by the government through tax credits etc. … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

The China of the South Seas? Low paid jobs and poverty in New Zealand

Three articles caught my eye on the Stuff website this morning which highlights the plight many Kiwis currently find themselves in. ¬†Firstly, there was a report that many Kiwis are … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment