articles tagged: poverty
how financial insecurity eats away at your iq and decision-making skills
# science

how financial insecurity eats away at your iq and decision-making skills

Poverty isn't just a socioeconomic state, it's also a state of mind. And when tasked with making important decisions on a shoestring budget, your brain will sabotage your wallet.

and yet they still just don’t get it…
# space

and yet they still just don’t get it…

Development wonks want entrepreneurs trying to start a new age of space exploration to abandon their effort and throw good money after bad at the developing world.

when internet evangelism tries to go global
# tech

when internet evangelism tries to go global

There's a good case for trying to bring the developing world online, but it's going to be hard to get today's financial gatekeepers to sign on to such a project.

how much could we really combat poverty?
# politics

how much could we really combat poverty?

Today, extreme poverty is not an issue of insufficient resources, but of politics and allocation. And that makes it much harder to address.