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Though Kim Jong Un has fought to present the Hermit Kingdom to the world as a bastion of military might, the reality of daily life in North Korea is grim. Much of the country lives in poverty thousands of people are held as political prisoners, and the government controls most aspects of life.
Trader Joe’s former president launched an even cheaper grocery store and has a huge vision for changing how Americans buy food
After helping create the cult-like following at Trader Joe's, Doug Rauch has turned his attention to the hunger crisis in America. He has since launched an even cheaper grocery store called the Daily Table with an innovative approach to making food affordable.
Communist China has 104 billionaires leading the country while Xi Jinping promises to lift millions out of poverty
Their net worth is $624 billion, and the list includes the CEOs of Tencent, JD.com, and Xiaomi.
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Bill and Melinda Gates admit that it's unfair that their wealth, privilege, and influence opens doors that are closed for most people.
Poverty and low education levels are directly correlated to life expectancy around the world, according to a new International Monetary Fund blog that emphasizes access to quality healthcare as another key variable.
A major experiment is giving Kenyan villagers free money for 12 years — here’s what they say it’s like
For the last 14 months, a group of 95 people in a Kenyan village have received about $22 a month from the charity GiveDirectly in a test of basic income.
Thousands of people in Kenya are getting basic income for 12 years in an experiment that could redefine social welfare around the world
A 12-year study across dozens of Kenyan villages is gathering unprecedented data on the effects of "universal basic income."
A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — meet the 27-year-old mayor behind it
Michael Tubbs first learned about basic income in college, reading Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and he hopes an experiment in Stockton will spread around the US.