Poverty Alleviation

Whole Foods CEO condemns socialism as ‘trickle-up poverty'

Whole Foods CEO condemns socialism as ‘trickle-up poverty'

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey urged his fellow corporate leaders to join him in beating back the rising tide of socialism - an ideology he fears will plunge the world into...
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How One Company Built Philanthropy Into Their Business Model

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

RoHo strives to use what they sell to break the cycle of poverty by helping people help themselves. RoHo sandal artisans are paid 50% higher than the industry standard, and...
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China's economic activity continues to gain momentum amid strong recovery from Covid crisis

China's economic activity continues to gain momentum amid strong recovery from Covid crisis

11 hours ago   |   RT

China's official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index has expanded for the ninth straight month to 52.1 in November. A reading above 50 on the index indicates...
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Decades of Gains Over U.S. Poverty At Risk of Being Wiped Out

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg


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Covid-19-driven recession may see Russian economy contract by 4.5% & a million plunged into poverty, says finance guru Kudrin

Covid-19-driven recession may see Russian economy contract by 4.5% & a million plunged into poverty, says finance guru Kudrin

2 days ago   |   RT

The economic consequences of Covid-19 are becoming clearer, and they aren't good. The number of Russians in poverty is projected to grow by about a million by the end of 2020...
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As official data warns of rising poverty levels, Russia's Black Friday spending DOUBLES compared to 2019

As official data warns of rising poverty levels, Russia's Black Friday spending DOUBLES compared to 2019

2 days ago   |   RT

Despite government numbers indicating rising levels of poverty and an increasing amount of people struggling to make ends meet, Russians spent twice as much on this year's...
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Get up to $50 off these Plugable USB-C hubs, docking stations, and adapters

Get up to $50 off these Plugable USB-C hubs, docking stations, and adapters

2 days ago   |   iMore

Whether you just bought a new MacBook Air or MacBook Pro with M1 or you're rocking one from two years ago, you know the pain of zero legacy ports. Now is the time to alleviate...
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Chinese Statue to Goddess of Beauty Sparks Debate

4 days ago   |   NY Times

As China fights to end extreme poverty while also recovering from the economic damage of the coronavirus, the supposed wisdom of building huge statues in poorer areas to grow...
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John Fetterman, Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor and a rising star in the Democratic Party, isn't a progressive. He says he's just being honest

John Fetterman, Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor and a rising star in the Democratic Party, isn't a progressive. He says he's just being honest

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement John Fetterman, the former mayor of Braddock, was elected lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania in 2018, beating out better-funded opponents. He is not a...
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U.S. speeding toward COVID-19 stimulus cliff as relief programs approach Dec. 31 expiration

4 days ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . President-elect Joe Biden won't take office...
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Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

More people passed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Sunday than on any other single day since the coronavirus pandemic cratered air travel, according to the... Read more ...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat off Florida's east coast

A boater missing off the east coast of Florida was found alive Sunday, clinging to his capsized boat about 86 miles from shore. Read more ...

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

First Lady Melania Trump says the theme pays tribute to the “majesty" of the United States. Read more ...

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling the committee that will lead arrangements for his Jan. 20 inauguration. Read more ...

Moderna to ask FDA for emergency clearance of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna to ask FDA for emergency clearance of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna said it will ask the feds to clear its experimental coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Monday, adding to hopes that two inoculations could be available by the end... Read more ...

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations

First Lady Melania Trump has decked the halls for the holiday season. Trump unveiled the theme of this year's White House Christmas decorations: ‘America the Beautiful,' chosen... Read more ...

Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Biden won Arizona by 0.3% of the nearly 3.4 million ballots cast, a margin of just under 10,500 votes. He's the second Democrat in 70 years to win the state. Read more ...

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too. Read more ...

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and volatile campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a... Read more ...

Arizona certifies Biden's victory in the state

Arizona certifies Biden's victory in the state

Arizona's Secretary of State has certified the 2020 election results there, making President-elect Joe Biden's narrow victory official. Arizona is the latest state to reject... Read more ...