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Poverty and Prosperity

Visualizing the Poverty Rate of Each U.S. State

How many people live below the poverty line in states across the country? Today’s interactive map comes to us from Overflow Solutions, and it visualizes the percentage of people living in poverty across the United States

America Is Poorer Than It Thinks

What does it mean to be poor? Currently there are two basic ways to define poverty. To get a better measure of who needs help — and a better sense of how to provide it

Environment

Slaying The Gasoline Car

Envision Energy will produce batteries for $100 per kilowatt hour by 2020, the Shanghai company's founder and CEO said at Stanford University, predicting the price will drop to $50 only five years later and end the reign of the

The Rise of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Water, food, and energy are the most basic human needs and share a strong connection. Water is used to grow crops, drive hydropower generation, cool down thermoelectric power plants (generally fueled by coal, natural gas,

Health

You just can’t afford to be sick

Healthcare in India is unaffordable for most people. However, the wheels of health financing are beginning to turn, but slowly, says PT Jyothi Datta. Barely does Zaheera Begum* begin to recount her experience in getting

Impact Investing

Employee Ownership

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Oxford Conference on Business and Poverty

Welcome to the second annual Oxford Business Fights Poverty Conference. As you view this summary of the conference you will read from a series of topics like Responsible Leadership, Honoring Entrepreneurs, Employee Ownership, Mentoring, Crowdsourcing & Addressing Poverty. Please

How The Rich View The Poor

More than four years have passed since the Occupy Wall Street movement divided the country into percentages, calling the 99 percent out against the 1 percent. A voice was raised from Zucotti Park in New York City demanding reform

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