Category Archives: Money

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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Do we wish for China to prosper?

China has done great in the past decade, however it is coming to a point where its industry has peaked and its growth rate is slowly falling. What we need to decide in the Western World is whether we want … 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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The Effect of Tax Avoidance by MNCs

When large multinational companies (MNCs) such as Amazon and Google avoid huge sums of tax it can have a huge effect on the rest of the public. In the past few months the tax avoidance scandals of Amazon, Google UK … Continue reading

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Poor old Turkey :(

Statistics have shown that Turkey’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product) only grew by 1.6% in the 3rd Quarter of this year. This was a huge disappointment for the Turks, who over the last decade have seen a significant increase in FDI … Continue reading

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1/6th of the Money Spent on Christmas in Britain would Solve the World’s Water Problems

  £36 billion spent on Christmas each year in Britain. £2.4 billion spent on wasted and unwanted gifts for Christmas in Britain each year. Only £6 billion needed to solve the whole world’s drinking water problems. What does this say … Continue reading

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What does 2K mean to you?

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