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Could we | end poverty?

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No - it's too complicated and there are too many hurdles to overcome.

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Maybe - but it would take a range of approaches since poverty means different things to different countries.

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Yes - ongoing research and schemes such as universal basic income offer promising ways to eliminate poverty.

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It depends - if there are coordinated efforts in place then real change can be made but it may take a long time.

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  • savannahjasmine
    as long as we have the right amount of funding which is going towards good causes and we believe in it then anything can be possible
    20 Feb 2021
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  • manveer
    time for different countries. also, due to the pareto distribution, i wonder if relative poverty will ever be solved?
    9 Aug 2020
    1 year ago
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  • manveer
    in terms of poverty being an extreme poor or under the breadline, i think it is very possible we can eradicate it, with varying amounts of
    9 Aug 2020
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  • francois
    Some people may be incapable of properly using money, in the sense that they would use their given sum on luxuries rather than essentials.
    2 Jan 2020
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  • estelle
    I feel that of we provided basic incomes, people will abuse it and not work or do little hours, overall affecting the British economy.
    5 Nov 2019
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  • estelle
    Poverty is also a power+control mechanism. When there is poverty, there is desperation and that's when get opptunists like Hitler 1930s Germ
    5 Nov 2019
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  • estelle
    Poverty = lack of means. We focus so much on money we hardly look at poverty in health and we can't tackle something wr refuse to recognise.
    5 Nov 2019
    1 year ago
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  • nerdgirl
    People just struggle in life and I think it would just be too difficult to change anything. Better support may happen, but we can't end it.
    2 Dec 2018
    2 years ago
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  • trppiegreen
    wile more money is flowing it has less value
    29 Aug 2018
    3 years ago
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  • trppiegreen
    goverments can afford basic incomes?wouldnt that be the same as making more money?if is like that nothing would change cause wile more money
    29 Aug 2018
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  • hermioneannesara
    There are people who be lazy, there is poverty.
    10 Aug 2018
    3 years ago
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  • stooge
    Personally, I feel things like basic income would lead to large-scale changes to society that would end up leaving people to lazy to work.
    31 Jul 2018
    3 years ago
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