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Coronavirus prevention is far more accessible for the rich

Working from home, avoiding public transit, and seeking medical care are easier when you're wealthy.
AI Algorithms Intended To Root Out Welfare Fraud Often Punish The Poor Instead

AI Algorithms Intended To Root Out Welfare Fraud Often Punish The Poor Instead

Automated algorithms – not humans – are increasingly making decisions about who’s eligible for welfare benefits. gorodenkoff/Getty Images Michele Gilman, University of Baltimore President Donald
Two-Year-Olds From Poor Neighborhoods More Likely to Have Language Difficulties

Two-Year-Olds From Poor Neighborhoods More Likely to Have Language Difficulties

Two-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds are three times more likely to develop difficulties with language than those from more affluent areas, according to a new Scottish study published in the
Coastal Living Tied to Better Mental Health Among England’s Poor

Coastal Living Tied to Better Mental Health Among England’s Poor

Living near the ocean is linked to better mental health among people living in England’s poorest urban communities, according to a new study published in the journal Health and Place....
The coal mining region in India where the ground beneath shakes and belches fire

The coal mining region in India where the ground beneath shakes and belches fire

"It was quite far till a few years ago, but now it is inching closer and has almost touched our homes."
Bernie Sanders says US should pay for abortions and birth control in 'poor countries' to combat climate change

Bernie Sanders says US should pay for abortions and birth control in 'poor countries' to combat climate change

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says population control is a key factor in combatting climate change, and suggested U.S. taxpayers should fund abortions and birth control
The Economist: Poor people are living longer because they can afford meat, 'but it is bad news for the environment'

The Economist: Poor people are living longer because they can afford meat, 'but it is bad news for the environment'

The Economist raised eyebrows this week while promoting an article about the benefits of people rising out of poverty and being able to afford meat, after suggesting that such progress "is bad news
How damaging are Biden’s gaffes?

How damaging are Biden’s gaffes?

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Joe Biden’s Gaffes Are Snapshots as to How He Really Thinks

Joe Biden’s Gaffes Are Snapshots as to How He Really Thinks

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the Steve Urkel of the Democratic presidential hopefuls, is known for his gaffes, but his whole “Did I do that?” bit after sticking his foot in his mouth is getting
New Trump Food Stamp Rules Could Kick Entire Schools off Free Meals

New Trump Food Stamp Rules Could Kick Entire Schools off Free Meals

The change at the Department of Agriculture could impact millions of children attending thousands of schools in poor districts.
17 People Share What Made Them Realize They Grew Up Poor

17 People Share What Made Them Realize They Grew Up Poor

When you're just a kid, you just kind of assume everyone lives the same way as you, so you don't think too much of it. Then maybe you go to a friends house and realize that it's just a little bigger,
India has been hostile to NGOs for decades. Modi made it worse

India has been hostile to NGOs for decades. Modi made it worse

NGOs ask uncomfortable questions on issues like violence against Dalits and state land grab.
A prince versus pauper poll battle is underway in this southern Indian constituency

A prince versus pauper poll battle is underway in this southern Indian constituency

The richest candidate has assets worth Rs895 crore, the poorest only Rs500.
Why GST hasn’t helped fulfil Modi’s promise on black money

Why GST hasn’t helped fulfil Modi’s promise on black money

The underlying cause of the black economy is political.
How money lubricates politics in the world’s largest democracy

How money lubricates politics in the world’s largest democracy

Demonetisation seriously inconvenienced political parties taking donations in cash.
Should India’s 400,000 prisoners get to vote in the 2019 election?

Should India’s 400,000 prisoners get to vote in the 2019 election?

A petition filed in the Delhi high could be a game changer in Indian civil rights history.
A former BJP data analyst reveals how the party’s WhatsApp groups work

A former BJP data analyst reveals how the party’s WhatsApp groups work

Cambridge Analytica probably couldn’t dream of such targeted advertising.
“Russian Elite”: Photographer Documents Life Of Rich And Poor In The Prestigious Residential Area Rublevka

“Russian Elite”: Photographer Documents Life Of Rich And Poor In The Prestigious Residential Area Rublevka

Rublevka, a branch of the Eden on the planet Earth, the most expensive ghetto in Russia. This is how sometimes...
The wealthy should care about Oxfam’s provocative poverty numbers

The wealthy should care about Oxfam’s provocative poverty numbers

Oxfam’s 2019 report on widening global wealth inequality makes for stark reading, which is one of the reasons its methodology has been attacked in the…
Indians are the biggest believers in the rags-to-riches fairytale

Indians are the biggest believers in the rags-to-riches fairytale

India’s faith in the slumdog millionaire story is far more resolute than anywhere else in the world. People in the country have the highest confidence…