A buck fifty. Less than the price of an energy bar, it is the amount that 1.4 billion people in the world must live on each day. They are the ones who fall below the "extreme poverty" line, a sum set by the World Bank.
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Photo by Pete SouzaThe PrezIf you drop what you're doing and head over to Fullerton right now, you can catch a live viewing of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech followed by a forum examining what the leader of the free world just said.The global anti-poverty group ONE in Orange C ... More >>
First for some numbers that aren't as big as you might think, or others might want you to think.
If California were a separate country, it would have the world's sixth-largest economy, one hears time and time again. The governor even repeated the We're Number 6 bleat in his State of the State spee ... More >>