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>"Misguided policies are hurting the poorest in society; our focus should be on reducing inequality not increasing GDP"
>"Misguided policies are hurting the poorest in society; our focus should be on reducing inequality not increasing GDP"
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This is very enlightening because in most cases of these countries, ignorance is at the root of the proposals to use less energy. So IMO it is important that mindsets are worked on to understand and accept that it takes more energy to _...Read More_
This is very enlightening because in most cases of these countries, ignorance is at the root of the proposals to use less energy. So IMO it is important that mindsets are worked on to understand and accept that it takes more energy to _...Read More_
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"The late 1970s marked a high point for economic equality in the UK. Returning to the progressive policies that made that possible could solve today’s cost of living crisis."
"The late 1970s marked a high point for economic equality in the UK. Returning to the progressive policies that made that possible could solve today’s cost of living crisis."
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"The government expects workers to shoulder the burden – while price spikes mean huge windfalls for some companies."
"The government expects workers to shoulder the burden – while price spikes mean huge windfalls for some companies."
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"Discontinuing the expanded Child Tax Credit has plunged millions of families back into poverty and its anxieties."
"Discontinuing the expanded Child Tax Credit has plunged millions of families back into poverty and its anxieties."
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"The critics of economic growth are wrong about its environmental dangers, but they’re especially wrong to downplay its role in the fight against poverty."
"The critics of economic growth are wrong about its environmental dangers, but they’re especially wrong to downplay its role in the fight against poverty."
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"It is hard to fathom how Nigeria’s Central Bank interest rate increase would benefit most Nigerians."
"It is hard to fathom how Nigeria’s Central Bank interest rate increase would benefit most Nigerians."
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"High poverty rates in Nigeria have led many businesses, including those in tech, to adopt sachet marketing to survive."
"High poverty rates in Nigeria have led many businesses, including those in tech, to adopt sachet marketing to survive."
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"How employers benefit from paying higher wages."
"How employers benefit from paying higher wages."
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"Poverty reduction targets have largely failed to account for the pandemic or the cost of living crisis. This week’s budget seems unlikely to change that."
"Poverty reduction targets have largely failed to account for the pandemic or the cost of living crisis. This week’s budget seems unlikely to change that."
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>"More than a third of people living in South Africa’s richest province Gauteng can’t afford to buy enough food."
>"More than a third of people living in South Africa’s richest province Gauteng can’t afford to buy enough food."
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>"The state controls and regulates small farmers’ environmental practices without addressing what forces them to follow these practices."
>"The state controls and regulates small farmers’ environmental practices without addressing what forces them to follow these practices."
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"Lashed by Covid and soaring prices for food and fuel, a quarter of a billion people face falling into extreme poverty"
"Lashed by Covid and soaring prices for food and fuel, a quarter of a billion people face falling into extreme poverty"
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"What’s the point if the economy can’t get goods and services to people who need them?"
"What’s the point if the economy can’t get goods and services to people who need them?"