The World Bank claims poverty is decreasing around the world but UN research shows it depends on what you measure. If we are serious about reducing poverty, we need to start by properly identifying it.
We are currently running a postcard campaign in the United States, and invite you to join us with the smallest effort and expense. The aim is to send a continuous stream of postcards to progressive individuals and groups who are already highlighting social injustices while calling for a fairer sharing of resources.
On Monday 29 July, humanity will consume more resources through the end of 2019 than the planet can sustainably regenerate for the year, according to the Global Footprint Network, which has been calculating Earth Overshoot Day since 1986.