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Poor America

It’s an election year in the richest country in the world, but tent cities for the homeless are springing up around the nation. Panorama finds out what it means to be poor in America.

With one and a half million American children now homeless, reporter Hilary Andersson meets the school pupils who go hungry in . . . → Read More: Poor America

The End of Poverty

Global poverty did not just happen. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor.

Today, the problem persists because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies – in other words, wealthy countries taking advantage of poor, developing countries.

Renowned actor and activist, Martin Sheen, . . . → Read More: The End of Poverty

Poor Us: An Animated History

If we want to make poverty history, we need to understand the history of poverty. A funny and sinister animated odyssey through time. The poor may always have been with us, but attitudes towards them have changed. Beginning in the Neolithic Age, Ben Lewis’s film takes us through the changing world of poverty.

You go . . . → Read More: Poor Us: An Animated History

Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream

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In America, the rich are getting richer. Isn’t that great? Doesn’t that mean there’s lots more wealth to go round? Or is it good news for the rich but very bad news for the poor?

740 Park Avenue, Manhattan, is one of the most exclusive addresses in the world, home to some of the . . . → Read More: Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream