Op-Ed: What if we were REALLY serious about ending poverty?

In the wake of Apple’s battles before Congress in defense of its $100 billion tax haven overseas we have a guest post by Joe Brewer, key strategist for /The Rules, a movement aimed at identifying the structural causes of poverty and the means to deconstruct these harmful systems – including tax havens.

The Rules of Poverty

No, poverty is not an accident or a immutable fact of life. That’s according to Joe Brewer, the hyper-articulate mind…

Economist: Why food is so expensive for poor people

Were you confused by the stories that explained, way back when, that the riots and political unrest which exploded into what we then called the Arab Spring (now perhaps better dubbed the Arab Turmoil or Festering Wounds) were sparked by food price increases? This may help clear things up.

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