There are 14,000,000 people in poverty in Britain becuase of austerity, UN Says

Universal Credit waiting times have ‘plunged people into misery and despair’, according to a United Nations envoy. UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Professor Philip Alston said the introduction of Universal Credit has caused extreme hardship but could easily be reversed by the Government. He claimed the new benefits policies, which the … Read more

We Can’t Immigrate The World Out Of Poverty, Only Ourselves Into It   In an updated, 2010 version of his earlier 1996 presentation, NumbersUSA Executive Director and founder Roy Beck illustrates the fallacy of the notion that the United States is capable of having any significant impact on the poor populations of the world through immigration. His medium of choice for the illustration is colorful gumballs. Combining statistics our current levels of … Read more