Tagged With Poverty

Dollar stores are feeding more Americans than Whole Foods, and it's leading some communities into crisis


These 7 states have the worst homelessness crises in the US. They also have some of the most expensive housing.


Drone photos of Mumbai reveal the places where extreme poverty meets extreme wealth



The CEO of the Gates Foundation says a wave of progress rippling through China and India could slash poverty in Africa — if women lead the way


Jeff Bezos is launching a $2.8 billion fund to support homeless families and education using Amazon's methods


Trader Joe's former president launched an even cheaper grocery store and has a huge vision for changing how Americans buy food



Harvard Professor Steven Pinker on 7 trends that show world progress


21 photos of North Korea that Kim Jong Un wouldn't want you to see


Communist China has 104 billionaires leading the country while Xi Jinping promises to lift millions out of poverty


Bill and Melinda Gates say it's unfair they are so rich


This startling IMF chart shows how poverty and lack of access to education are literally deadly


A major experiment is giving Kenyan villagers free money for 12 years -- here's what they say it's like



Thousands of people in Kenya are getting basic income for 12 years in an experiment that could redefine social welfare around the world


A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income -- meet the 27-year-old mayor behind it


There's a major hurdle to employment that many Americans don't even think about -- and it's holding the economy back


Some economists want the US government to put up to $50,000 in 'Baby Bond' bank accounts



A Stanford study of 45 million students found something startling about which kids succeed


Baltimore residents are resorting to GoFundMe to heat their freezing public schools


Bill Gates: Trust me, the world is really getting better


A village in Kenya is quietly disproving the biggest myth about basic income