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The neuroscience of inequality: does poverty show up in children’s brains?

Low-income children performed moderately to significantly worse than their middle-class peers https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2017/jul/13/neuroscience-inequality-does-poverty-show-up-in-childrens-brains

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Myths About Aid

” In 2012, governments of developed countries spent $128 billion on foreign aid, and private aid from citizens added $56 billion. BUT:

The total aid was only 0.4% of the combined national income of those countries”

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If We Are Serious About Poverty Reduction…

To further reduce serious poverty that afflicts many of the world’s inhabitants, we need to stop¬†imposing contraception bans. It seems that the powerful in wealthy nations continue to impose their will on the powerless in developing nations. Clearly humans will … Continue reading

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