Poverty and Power: Some Halftime Analysis

We have reached the halfway point of the program to halve global poverty by 2015. Members of the United Nations, including Australia, agreed to this target at the Millennium Summit in 2000. The halftime score is not looking good. While some regions are on track to...

How Rich is Rich?

For many Americans the measuring stick for “how rich is rich” increases as pay increases, according to a new survey. Though median income for four-person households is $50,000 a year, the majority responded $63,000 is needed to live comfortably and...