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Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs - Updated 2010: "Immigration - Global humanitarian reasons for current U.S. immigration are tested in this updated version of immigration author and journalist Roy Beck's colorful presentation of data from the World Bank and U.S. Census Bureau. The 1996 version of this immigration gumballs presentation has been one of the most viewed immigration policy presentations on the internet."


Lesson 4 of 6 (Th.) John Stossel - Alleviating World Poverty In this short video, John Stossel discusses the dynamics of world poverty and ways to help with guests Andrew Mwenda, Ugandan journalist, and Karol Boudreaux, Mercatus Center. To read more go to


"The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty" by Peter Singer. For the first time in history, it is now within our reach to eradicate world poverty and the suffering it brings. Yet, around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water that we don't even need. The people of the developed world face a profound choice: If we are not to turn our backs on a fifth of the world’s population, we must become part of the solution.


Graphic demonstration of potential affect of US Immigration on world poverty. This could be seen as an anti-immigration stance but also demonstrates the potentil relaative efficacy of various approaches.

from BBC News

The world's poverty - in 50 seconds

A video explaining poverty across the globe, as part of the BBC's new A Richer World season - exploring prosperity, poverty and inequality.

from National Geographic News

Four Charts That Illustrate The Extent Of World Poverty

A woman carries fodder to feed animals in India, where nearly 60 percent of the female labour force is employed in agriculture. PHOTOGRAPH BY ALEX TREADWAY, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE (NGS Picture ID: