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Six Main Causes Of Poverty In The World

Date: May 24, 2018 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, Popular Post,

Source: Richmond Vale Academy Poverty is a social condition that is characterized by the lack of resources necessary for basic survival or necessary to meet a certain minimum level of living standards expected for the place where one lives. The income level that determines poverty is different from place to place, so social scientists believe that it is best defined by …

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Islamic Perspective on Working Together

Dr. Zahid Bukhari presents the Islamic perspective on Muslims working with other faith groups and also the next level of partnership for social justice issues. The talk was given at Mount Vernon Unitarian Church in Alexandria, VA in October of 2017. Dr. Bukhari is introduced by Rameez Abid, Communications Director, ICNA Council for Social Justice.

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Puerto Rico: The Forgotten U.S. Citizens. White House & Congress Must Do More

Date: October 31, 2017 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, Take Action, Take Action All,

The Forgotten American Citizens Hurricane Maria has tremendously devastated Puerto Rico. The natural disaster did more than destroy Puerto Rico’s electric grid and water supply. It has destroyed the Puerto Rican economy. Pharmaceutical factories, the island’s main source of jobs and income, are either closed or partially operating. Many small businesses were destroyed, and those that weren’t are struggling without …