Tag Archive for 'poverty'

Guernsey Community Foundation hosting public debate on poverty

July 11th, 2013 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation is hosting a public debate to explore real areas of need in Guernsey and how these could be better measured, monitored and met in the future. The debate at Les Cotils from 7.30 pm until 9 pm on Monday 22 July 2013 will feature a panel of four drawn from the […]

Oxfam warns that extreme wealth is economically inefficient, politically corrosive, socially divisive and environmental destructive

January 20th, 2013 by Oxfam

An explosion in extreme wealth is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world’s ability to tackle poverty, Oxfam warned in a briefing published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos this week. The $240 billion (£150 billion) net income in 2012 of the richest 100 billionaires would be enough to make extreme poverty history four […]

Economics Professor Jeffrey Sachs’ book: The Price of Civilization

October 9th, 2011 by Book

Columbia University Economics Professor Jeffrey Sachs has written ‘The Price of Civilization‘.