Showing posts with label poverty. Show all posts
Showing posts with label poverty. Show all posts

Monday, December 9, 2013

124 million people in the EU live under the threat of poverty - report

A report issued by the European Union's statistics office shows nearly a quarter of the European population were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. Over 124 million people in the European Union – or almost a quarter of its entire population - live under the threat of poverty or social exclusion.

Last year, 124.5 million people, or 24.8 percent of Europe’s population were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, compared to 24.3 percent in 2011 and 23.7 percent in 2008, the Eurostat said in a document published earlier in the week.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Poverty Stricken Man uses Saw To Amputate himself Because He Could Not Afford Hospital Bills

 This man above hacked off his own leg using just a metal saw, a tiny fruit knife and a straight back scratcher wrapped with a towel because he couldn't afford hospital bills

Monday, July 29, 2013

80% of adults in US face Close-poverty

Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream, CBSNews quotes AP.

The findings come as President Barack Obama tries to renew his administration's emphasis on the economy, saying in recent speeches that his highest priority is to "rebuild ladders of opportunity" and reverse income inequality.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Video: 'You're coming here and pleading poverty while we're paying taxes': shocking rant of UK woman against Nigerian student Gina Thompson

A shocking video emerged on Monday February 4th of a woman going on a rant to patients in a hospital waiting room. The two-minute clip, filmed on Saturday night at Ipswich Hospital in Suffolk, saw the woman shout abuse at Nigerian student Gina Thompson, 23 (pictured above), and her 21-year-old Spanish friend.

The woman asked them ‘where do you come from’ before saying: ‘You're coming over here and you're pleading poverty. We are paying taxes you a***holes and we are going down in this crisis.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

“Having private jet in the midst of poverty is a show of wealth” – Bishop Odubogun blasts Oritsejafo

 Nigerians, especially religious leaders have not stop condemning the President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, for acquiring a private jet.  Joining the league of those blaming the popular preacher for his latest acquisition of a private jet, the Bishop of the Diocese of Ife, Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Oluwole Odubogun, has said that having a private jet in the midst of poverty and want is a ‘show of wealth.’


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