How to Feel Good About Poverty

If you want to do more than just feel good, ask the Big Questions about poverty and we can expose its root causes and get real answers about how to stop creating it. How is poverty created? Why is growth the only answer? Who's developing who? We’ve all heard the stories told about being poor: we’re ‘born into it’, or ‘it’s just the economy’, or ‘the wealth will trickle down’, or ‘we’re just lazy/unlucky/unfortunate’. These are such powerful stories that they’re easy to believe, but they all hide the fact that poverty is created by hundreds of years of history and inequality; things like colonialism, slavery, racism and resource theft. The United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development goals tell us another story: that things are getting better, and that if we keep doing things the... read more
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