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Ecuador hoping to learn from Brazil on social welfare policy

Ecuador has reduced poverty and inequality in recent years, but now it is looking to go one further by emulating the most successful Latin American country of them all: Brazil. 982 more words


Scarcity - how psychology could help designing public policies

Most of microeconomics is about allocating resources in a constrained world. It starts with budget constraints (or income constraints), but it could also be time, or any resources. 1,093 more words


I am POOR...: a poem

I asked the farmer working in the fields,

sweating away to increase his yields,

do you think you are poor?

I sweat and toil the whole day, 202 more words


Pinanganak ako mahirap..

Kapag mahirap kang pinanganak, mahirap ka na forever.

Dati, hindi ako naniniwala na kapag pinanganak kang mahirap, magiging mahirap ka na din habang buhay.  Pero kagabi, habang nasa biyahe ako pauwi ng bahay, napagtanto ko na baka nga totoo ‘to. 835 more words


Morning Prayer 7.24.14, Thomas à Kempis, Priest, 1471

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Another Day Closer

One more day closer…yet, the same monotonous sort of day as most of the other days spent these past 2 months. Its one more day closer to the end of being the shittiest human incubator in the history of shitty human incubators. 1,569 more words