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The End of Extreme Poverty Absolute poverty will be gone by 2030

global-poverty According to the World Bank, for the first time in human history, “less than 10 percent of the world’s population will be living in extreme poverty by the end of 2015.”

College student uses coupon-clipping skills to donate over $110,000 to charities

hannah2_484153b53a304843a3ed114b62ed1f8a.today-inline-large At the age of 10, Hannah Steinberg not only saved up $300 to buy a real cash register, but she also used it to keep track of her money.

America Isn’t Getting More Liberal — It’s Getting More Libertarian.

This week the New York Times’ “Room for Debate” columnists discussed the question “has America become more liberal?” Debater Molly Worthen, a professor at UNC Chapel Hill, is no libertarian, but even she sees what many others have been saying: America isn’t getting more liberal or more conservative — it’s getting more libertarian. A wide range of Gallup polls agree.