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Poverty

PA cuts cause shock in Gaza

Inam Ibrahim will not soon forget the tiring and disappointing morning she recently endured. The 53-year-old woman waited for five hours inside her bank to receive her regular Palestinian Authority allocation. Instead, a clerk told her that…

Poverty Growing in Rural Communities

Headlines about the decline in the poverty rate don’t capture the full story told by recently released county-level data. A new analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals what the overall rate misses: a third of American counties…

The Battle for the Future of Food in Africa

Last month in Ghana, Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, congratulated an illustrious group of corporate and government leaders for “leapfrogging into the future” in their efforts to “modernize”…