Poverty is unfreedom

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Poverty is unfreedom
According to the yearly Brussels Poverty Report, 30% of people living in Brussels have an income below the poverty risk line.

In 1992 the UN declared 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. We sometimes tend to think that the battle against poverty is one that is fought in far-off countries and that poverty is principally a third world problem. (more…)


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