About 100 million Americans are effectively hidden by official poverty statistics, yet enough revenue could be raised from fair taxes to completely eliminate poverty in the United States, writes Karen Dolan.
Every dollar of public money financing US militarism abroad is a dollar that could fight hunger, homelessness, or climate change, writes Medea Benjamin for openDemocracy.
Christian Aid and other faith-based organisations are calling for global leaders to tackle the poverty and inequality which has fuelled the environmental crisis. By Dr Rowan Williams.
The fund’s loan agreement with Ecuador will worsen unemployment and poverty, providing more reasons for serious reform at the IMF, writes Mark Weisbrot.