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poor? who's poor?

They are the invisible people. They are of a caste we prefer to keep on the peripheries of our life. North Dartmouth. Regent Park. North Winnipeg. 673 more words


That (first) time I got malaria

This time last year (Day 394) I was in Ghana struck down with malaria for the first time. Unfortunately for me, Ebola was wreaking havoc throughout West Africa and all hospitals across the sub-region were on high alert. 433 more words


Which category do you see yourself fitting in to the most when you take a close examination of the differences between the wealthy and rich or the middle class and poor? 1,566 more words


7 Billionaires Worried about Income Inequality by Erik Sherman NOVEMBER 28, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Some surprising names on the list. 

Income inequality is a complicated issue. The U.S. is the richest and yet most unequal country in the world when you consider wealth, according to Allianz. 219 more words

Point Of Interest

TPPA: The View from Malaysia

With the recent visit of Barack Obama to Malaysia the debates on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) are firmly back on the agenda. Yet as the Malaysian public begins to respond to the TPPA we increasingly find that the debate surrounding it isn’t simply between supporters and opponents of trade liberalization but concerns a whole series of anxieties both surrounding the project of capitalist modernization within Malaysia and concerning the countries current political climate. 1,695 more words


The Horror That is Black Friday

Ever since I was aware of this thing called ‘Black Friday’, which is an uniquely American shopping craze the day after Thanksgiving Thursday and may result in someone losing an eye, limb or more during the shopping excursion, I’ve made a point to not leave my house. 1,047 more words

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