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  • Extreme Poverty

    Putting an End to the Extreme Extreme poverty can be defined as average daily consumption of $1.25 or less and mean living on the edge of subsistence < www.data.worldbank.org> . Twenty years ago extreme poverty had been at its highest effecting many all over the globe. Extreme poverty was also at its highest with 47 percent of the world living on less than a dollar twenty-five a day. Since then there has been a steady decline in extreme poverty rates whereas now there is only 22 percent of the world living on less than $1.25 a day. Due to efforts put forth by our government there has seem to be a steady decline in poverty rates over the last 20 years. According to the world bank there is an estimated 1.6 billion people living in extreme poverty…

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  • Extreme Poverty In Haiti

    Haiti, the poorest country in the world, with over half of the population living in extreme poverty, is in desperate need of help (“Poverty in Haiti: Aid, Earthquakes, and Imperialism”). The level of poverty in Haiti is so high that it stands out from the other countries in Latin America. Because of extreme poverty, children are often separated from their families and end up living in orphanages. Many Haitians live on the streets with no access to clean water, and do not have the money nor the…

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  • What Is Extreme Poverty

    Extreme poverty Today climate change is a very big problem. Many people do not care about this. We can in a sense become blind, but if we think about it and look around us we can see that climate change is everywhere. We can see it on the news; in the paper actually it’s all in the nature. One human being contributes to make it worse, but also one human being can make it better. Climate change may be the most pressing challenge in the world, but there are also other global challenges in the…

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  • Extreme Poverty In Sub-Saharan Africa

    world, progress has been made to reduce extreme poverty. Extreme poverty, defined as living on less than USD $1.90 a day, was reduced from 12.4% of the world’s population in 2012 to 10.7% in 2013. Unfortunately, the rate of global extreme poverty remains significantly high (approximately 1.2 billion people) and progress has not been shared equally across all regions.1 The reduction of extreme poverty occurred primarily in East Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific region. 1 Sub-Saharan Africa did…

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  • Why Extreme Poverty Might Be Natural Disaster?

    One reason why extreme poverty cannot be eradicated might be natural disasters. Natural disasters are one of the causes of destruction and deaths around many countries. According to Alexandra Witze, officials in Nepal states that the earthquake that they suffered recently killed over a thousand people and the numbers are still growing (Witze). For this reason, due to the inevitable chaos over countries, disasters such as earthquakes, tornados, hurricanes, etc., can provoke poor people to become…

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  • Personal Essay: Extreme Poverty In 18 Years Of My Life

    In my eighteen years of life so far, my family and I have lived in extreme poverty and over the years have gradually worked our way up to middle class. I have seen hands on how the rules of the poverty class as well as the middle class play a huge role in society. The middle class is not perfect by any means, but it is much more comfortable that poverty. As someone who grew up in poverty, I can say that there are many luxuries my family and I had to get by without, such as bank accounts, access…

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  • Aristotle's Golden Mean Analysis

    Aristotle’s Golden Mean Aristotle’s Golden Mean was summarized wonderfully by Christopher Brown, “Aristotle’s Golden Mean is the concept of the perfect medium between extremes” (Brown). According to Aristotle, moderation is a keystone of virtuous behavior. Moderation is relative to each person. Aristotle suggests that each person temper their own styles and extremes (Adler and Proctor II). For example, if a person was naturally easy to anger, then that person should strive to moderate their…

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  • Appearance Vs. Reality In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

         In William Shakespeare's Hamlet, the character of Hamlet has many relationships with all characters. The theme human relationships is very strong in this play. A human relationship is a logical or natural association between two or more people. Hamlet has many of these associations with King Hamlet's Ghost, Gertrude, Claudius, Ophelia, Polonius, Horatio, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Many of his relationships are just and unjust according to the character's flaws…

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  • World Poverty: A Global Analysis

    the UN came out with its Millennial Development Goals (MDGs) for world improvement. Prominent among these was the goal to halve world poverty by 2015. This may seem like a noble goal, and on face value it is, but the implementation and manipulation of the MDGs has decreased the true impact of “halving world poverty.” The MDG on world poverty has changed its goals throughout the years diminishing what it deems the “morally acceptable” number of poor from 828 million, to 1,329 million, a 331…

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  • Informative Speech: Effects Of Climate Change

    Vast number of migrations are taking place because their homes, belongings and/or their land has been destroyed or gone due to extreme weather conditions such as hurricane and floods, droughts and pollution due to global warming. With these migrations comes the problem of a pandemic or epidemic and their lives in…

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