Being poor in a rich society – how growing income inequality is dividing the planet. February 20th, 2018 is the World Day of Social Justice.
The latest figures from the Human Development Index reveal people are living longer and have greater access to education than ever before. But despite big leaps forward, there are still vast gaps between rich and poor.
Many leaders at this year's World Economic Forum on ASEAN are deeply concerned about the widening gap between rich and poor. But solutions to the problem are thin on the ground.
Pentecostal churches are wildly popular in Nigeria — and increasingly rich, as they run thriving businesses empires on the side. Critics say they exploit people's faith.
The risk of becoming poor in Germany has reached a record high despite a thriving economy and a million job vacancies. Most at risk are recently arrived migrants, say trade union-affiliated researchers.
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