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World Poverty 'More Widespread'
Business  (tags: world, business, poverty, government, economy, corporate )

Cal
- 2061 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The World Bank has warned that world poverty is much greater than previously thought.
Migrant Tomato Workers Face Chronic Abuses
Business  (tags: Abuse Of Power, Farming, Florida, Laws, Poverty, Temporary Workers )

Barry
- 2190 days ago - opednews.com
Southern Poverty Law Center describes the plight of farm workers, especially in the Southeast, were labor laws are scarce and enforcement even scarcer. This is a topic for legal and illegal immigrants alike.
Bush Proposes to Drive Down the Already Low Wages of Farmworkers
Business  (tags: bush administration, low wages, farmworkers, poverty, economy )

Simone
- 2261 days ago - enn.com
 The Bush administration's Department of Labor announced plans to gut regulations governing the nation's agricultural guestworker program today. The proposed changes threaten to significantly cut farmworker wages, lower the bar on farmworker housing,
Charity Is Fine, But the Real Issue Is Trade
Business  (tags: WTO, tarrifs, subsidies, Africa, EU, poverty, famine, economy )

Marc
- 2303 days ago - stwr.net
As we give money to help the world's poor onto their feet, the WTO is kicking them back to the ground.
Choteau Native Helps Combat Poverty and Save a Wonder By Selling Rice
Business  (tags: green business, poverty, SustainableDevelopment )

Jonathan
- 2358 days ago - greatfallstribune.com
Hensley's Ulm-based rice import company, Eighth Wonder, is selling "heirloom" rice -- distinctive-tasting varieties cultivated for centuries by families in the mountains of the northern Philippines the rice is putting cash in the pockets SEE COMMENTS GOOD
The Associated Press: World Bank to Emphasize Agriculture
Business  (tags: poverty, World Bank, SustainableDevelopment )

Jonathan
- 2374 days ago - ap.google.com
A dynamic `agriculture for development agenda' can benefit the estimated 900 million rural people in the developing world who live on less than $1 a day, most of whom are engaged in agriculture," said Robert Zoellick, the bank's new president.
   

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