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Global poverty in an unequal world: Who is considered poor in a rich country?

Global poverty in an unequal world: Who is considered poor in a rich country?

Around 10% of all people on earth live in what the UN considers «extreme poverty». And while that number is still too high, it falling to today’s point is one of humanity’s big success stories over the past decades. What, though, changes, if we don’t just look at people in «extreme poverty», but «moderate poverty»? Take a guess how many people this applies to. The case for a higher poverty line



Published in Weekly Filet #339