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Tech Challenge | Center for Neighborhood Technology
2019´s challenge quantifies the extra costs of being poor
chicago  Q2  2019  challenge  cost  poverty  initiative  data  science 
12 weeks ago by csrollyson
China Leads the way in Eradicating Extreme Poverty
A lor of comparing things that don’t compare BUT nice tidbit at the end: using PPP,
China’s economy is already much larger than USA, so pushing for an arms race disastrous for US. exhibit A, Russia.
china  usa  economy  military  growth  Q1  2019  poverty  globalization  comparison  model  capitalism  communism 
january 2019 by csrollyson
Don’t let Brexit undermine Ireland’s peace | Hillary Clinton | Opinion | The Guardian
Hillary Clinton remembers the importance of women in nogitiating the Good Friday Agreement
ireland  brexit  border  pointofview  clinton  history  women  politics  poverty  security  civil  war  terror 
april 2018 by csrollyson
When Criminalizing The Poor Goes High-Tech - CityLab
New digital control systems for welfare benefits suffer poor design, result in tragedy while they try to boost efficiency
poverty  homeless  book  analysis  digital  control  system  welfare  benefit  healthcare  story  example  usa  accessibility  q1  2018  history  poor  inequality  bias  racism  drivetotrust  sustdev  commhealth 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Why Are America’s Suburbs Becoming Poorer? | The Nation
Reveals mistaken assumptions that poverty is urban and black/brown; suburbs less able to deal
poverty  usa  inequality  demographics  economy  industrial  suburb  city  comparison  nonprofit  services  agency  research  statistics  support  empowerment  q3  2017  race 
october 2017 by csrollyson
Skid row - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Introduction to skid row, homeless areas of major cities
homeless  reference  city  urban  poverty 
may 2016 by csrollyson
The Conservative Case for a Guaranteed Basic Income - The Atlantic
Innovative idea to "end" poverty; models cited don't mention externalities of cutting welfare food housing assistance #kudos
usa  government  policy  poverty  guarantee  income  welfare  program  wage  q3  2014 
september 2014 by csrollyson
10 Poverty Myths, Busted | Mother Jones
Conventional poverty wisdom debunk: Revealing USA statistics
usa  Statistics  poverty  myth  debunk  q2  2014  economy  poor  urban  family  children  2ghcj 
april 2014 by csrollyson
Tech à la menthe — Quelques indicateurs sociaux clés de pays du...
Check this out: Interesting Middle East numbers re: Internet adoption, poverty.. etc. Merci @madmagz
middleeast  culture  adoption  internet  poverty  economy  2011  crisis  statistics  egypt  morocco  tunisia  lebanon  saudiarabia  jordan  palestine  libya  yemen  syria  algeria  2ghcj 
january 2011 by csrollyson
Being Poor « Whatever
MUST READ: very moving piece & discussion: tender and savage
Culture  Economy  Poor  exceptional  list  Poverty  Society 
march 2010 by csrollyson

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