Poverty and Inequality Comparison

Read the following two brief articles regarding poverty and inequality in the world: http://www.sharing.org/why-nations-need-to-share/global-poverty-inequality http://www.sharing.org/information-ce

Read the following two brief articles regarding poverty and inequality in the world:

http://www.sharing.org/why-nations-need-to-share/global-poverty-inequalityhttp://www.sharing.org/information-centre/articles/aid-debt-and-development-overviewThen, read the interview with Dr. Vandana Shiva, of India, the author of Soil Not Oil: Justice in An Age of Climate Crisis:http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=11540

Part 1

Poverty and Inequality Comparison

Take Grenada West Indies and compare with Kenya and compare the following aspects:

  • Poverty
  • Income Inequality

Furthermore, explain how globalization has either helped increase or decrease the poverty and inequality in each country.

Part 2

After reading through the unit’s materials, consider Grenada West Indies.  Explain how country debt and aid impact a society’s overall well-being.   Describe your own observations of the widening gap between the rich and the poor.

The journal entry should be about a page in length.  If applicable, be sure to cite any resources you use to support your learning journal.