Jul 31, 2001-- Did you know that 200 residents of the planet Earth have amassed a combined wealth of more than $1 trillion, while 100 million children are living on the streets? The UN's Human Development Index (HDI) reports that 1.2 billion people get by on less than a dollar a day. While the US has the world's highest gross national product, it also has high levels of illiteracy and the highest poverty rate among the world's 18 richest countries. (523 reads)
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