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Child Poverty

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Is the Canadian child poverty rate higher than that in other countries? Which countries are the role models for reducing child poverty? What is Canada doing to eliminate child poverty?
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Poverty in Canada

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Poverty is not only found it in the developing world; it affects over three million Canadians, including 600,000 children.  This infographic explores which groups are most likely to live in poverty in our country, how Canada ranks internationally, and more:

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China's Ghost Cities and Malls

Documentary by SBS Dateline (Australian TV) about the Chinese real estate market. Original link to SBS Dateline video: http://www.sbs.com.au/dateline/story/w...
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Slavery: A 21st Century Evil - Food chain slaves

It is a nation built on the abolition of slavery, but there are at least 40,000 slaves in the US today. In the opening episode of Slavery: A 21st Century Evi...
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Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class

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Building Apple’s iPhone in the United States would demand much more than hiring Americans — it would require transforming the national and global economies.
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The Problem of Evil: Why Would a Good God Create Suffering?: Attempts to explain evil are called theodicies, but, none of them are logical.

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HARDtalk: Sulak Sivaraksa PART 1of 2.avi

HARDtalk is in Bangkok as part of BBC Worlds News' Power of Asia season. Thailand, like many Asian countries, has focussed on rising GDP and national income ...
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Why Groupon is Bad for Business…and Consumers | An Eclectic Mind

Groupon, in case you don’t know, is an up-and-coming business that has combined social networking with discounts.

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Apple's child labour issues worsen - Telegraph

Apple's child labour issues worsen - Telegraph | random acts | Scoop.it
Apple, the technology giant, has admitted that child labour is a growing
problem at the factories which manufacture its computers, iPods and mobile
phones.
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Disney admits Baby Einstein is a fraud | Art Threat

Disney admits Baby Einstein is a fraud | Art Threat | random acts | Scoop.it
Disney’s Baby Einstein videos are no more educational than crayons are nutritious.
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Steve Jobs and the Chinese Wall

Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs hit the bookstores on Monday (or, worse, the websites that have replaced bookstores as the place where people go to buy books), and the more piquant det...
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B.C. has highest child poverty rate in Canada: report

B.C. has highest child poverty rate in Canada: report | random acts | Scoop.it
British Columbia has the highest child poverty rate in Canada, with one in five children considered statistically poor, finds a new report by youth advocacy group First Call.
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Vancouver BC, Wealth and Poverty where Canada begins

Vancouver is in a beautiful setting with coastal mountains, towering trees and the Pacific ocean, all these factors along with what can only be described as ...
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Most newborn deaths in India, says report; Pak, Bangladesh fare better

More than 300,000 babies die within 24 hours of being born in India each year from infections and other preventable causes, a report said Tuesday, blaming a ...
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:: WorstPolluted.org : Projects Reports

:: WorstPolluted.org : Projects Reports | random acts | Scoop.it

Type of Pollutants: Fly-ash, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, PM-2.5, PM-10, sulfur dioxide, volatile organic compounds, arsenic, lead.

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South Sudan: Children in crisis

South Sudan: Children in crisis | random acts | Scoop.it
We're helping families in dire need in South Sudan where conditions remain harsh, and children face hardship and hunger.
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Poverty in China | All Girls Allowed

Poverty in China | All Girls Allowed | random acts | Scoop.it

Many people think that China is a wealthy nation with a booming economy. Sadly, millions of people in China are actually suffering under the weight of poverty.

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Shocking Facts You Did Not Know A Minute Ago

How about that China is the world's biggest english-speaking nation? Or that India has more people with IQ's over 120 than the total population of the USA? O...
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HARDtalk: Sulak Sivaraksa PART 2 of 2.avi

HARDtalk is in Bangkok as part of BBC Worlds News' Power of Asia season. Thailand, like many Asian countries, has focussed on rising GDP and national income ...
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C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud

Armand Nicholi, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, gives an address based upon his recent book, "The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and...
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Walt Disney World fingerprints visitors - Boing Boing

Walt Disney World fingerprints visitors - Boing Boing | random acts | Scoop.it

Disney is now fingerprinting visitors to Walt Disney World as part of its ticket-fraud prevention scheme.

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Marketplace: Product of Canada - YouTube

"Product of Canada" may not mean what you think it does. That product could travel to three continents before it lands here.

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