Category Archives: Inequality

Eight Causes of Poverty

The eight causes of poverty are: Environmental Problems-e.g. Natural disasters, which mean whole communities, are seriously weakened and there is a large financial strain, which LEDCs don’t have the resources to overcome. Healthcare-poor healthcare leads to high infant mortality rates, … Continue reading

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“Give a man a fish and he can feed himself for a day, give him a fishing rod and he can feed himself for a lifetime.”

  There is a saying, “Give a man a fish and he can feed himself for a day, give him a fishing rod and he can feed himself for a lifetime.” The issue I wish to discuss today is aid and … Continue reading

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Venice-The City of???

  Venice is supposed to be the city of love but that’s certainly not how I saw it as a 15 year old British tourist travelling there with my parents. At the end of the trip I saw Venice as … Continue reading

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My Ideal World-The White Globe?

Every day I pray to God asking for us to become conscious of our duties in life and to fulfill them with to the best of our abilities. I wish for those that are immersed in grief and sorrow to be … Continue reading

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Inequality

The GINI Index is a measure from 0 to 100 used to measure equality. “This index measures the degree of inequality in the distribution of family incomes in a country.” In a country where the score is 0 there would … Continue reading

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China Combats Corruption

“Party officials are urged to come clean of their wealth.” (Quote from The Economist) Recently in China, Wang Qishan has been appointed as the new Communist Party’s new anti-corruption chief. Mr Wang believes that the Communist’s party’s survival depends on the outcomes … Continue reading

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