All Videos Tagged poverty (SuperLife) - SuperLife 2021-05-14T07:17:11Z https://superlife.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=poverty&rss=yes&xn_auth=no How economic inequality harms societies tag:superlife.ning.com,2011-11-04:547497:Video:81793 2011-11-04T01:22:42.178Z Dick Samson https://superlife.ning.com/profile/dicksamson <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/how-economic-inequality-harms-societies"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507431863?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br /><a href="http://www.ted.com">http://www.ted.com</a> We feel instinctively that societies with huge income gaps are somehow going wrong. Richard Wilkinson charts the hard data on economic ine... <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/how-economic-inequality-harms-societies"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507431863?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br /><a href="http://www.ted.com">http://www.ted.com</a> We feel instinctively that societies with huge income gaps are somehow going wrong. Richard Wilkinson charts the hard data on economic ine... Earth 2.0: Jacque Speaks war, poverty, politics, change, religion, and money tag:superlife.ning.com,2009-11-14:547497:Video:61929 2009-11-14T21:57:36.254Z Aaron https://superlife.ning.com/profile/Aaron33 <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/earth-20-jacque-speaks-war"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507430154?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br /><a href="http://thevenusproject.com">http://thevenusproject.com</a> <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/earth-20-jacque-speaks-war"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507430154?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br /><a href="http://thevenusproject.com">http://thevenusproject.com</a> Touching the Untouchables -- Charlie Rose Interviews SuperLife Member Abraham George tag:superlife.ning.com,2008-07-04:547497:Video:41035 2008-07-04T20:21:13.048Z Dick Samson https://superlife.ning.com/profile/dicksamson <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/547497:Video:41035"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="159" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507424035?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=159" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>A conversation with Abraham George, founder of The George Foundation and Shanti Bhavan about his book "India Untouched: The Face of Forgotten Poverty". He is a member of SuperLife.<br></br> ______________________________<br></br> Biography:<br></br> <br></br> Dr. Abraham M. George is the founder of The George Foundation (TGF), a non-profit organization based in Bangalore, India, that is dedicated to the… <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/547497:Video:41035"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507424035?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=159" width="240" height="159" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />A conversation with Abraham George, founder of The George Foundation and Shanti Bhavan about his book "India Untouched: The Face of Forgotten Poverty". He is a member of SuperLife.<br /> ______________________________<br /> Biography:<br /> <br /> Dr. Abraham M. George is the founder of The George Foundation (TGF), a non-profit organization based in Bangalore, India, that is dedicated to the welfare of economically and socially disadvantaged people.<br /> <br /> George's foundation has initiated several projects in poverty alleviation, education, health, empowerment of women, press freedom, and other major endeavors. Part of the mission goal of TGF is the promotion of democratic institutions and values; this has lead to the creation of the Indian Institute of Journalism &amp; New Media, Bangalore, where he serves as the dean.<br /> <br /> George's work in the field of environmental health was instrumental for the removal of lead from gasoline throughout India in April 2000 and the creation of the National Referral Centre for Lead Poisoning in India. He has also been recognized as one of the country's leading social entrepreneurs.<br /> <br /> Source-Wikipedia <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Abraham_M._George">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Abraham_M._George</a> Muhammad Yunus: Creating a Poverty-Free World tag:superlife.ning.com,2008-01-27:547497:Video:18342 2008-01-27T22:00:49.953Z Michael Evans https://superlife.ning.com/profile/MichaelEvans <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/547497:Video:18342"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507421926?profile=original&amp;width=130&amp;height=97" width="130" height="97" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Mohammad Yunus, the man who created the micro loan program that helped thousands of poor people is interviewed. <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/547497:Video:18342"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507421926?profile=original&amp;width=130&amp;height=97" width="130" height="97" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Mohammad Yunus, the man who created the micro loan program that helped thousands of poor people is interviewed. New Route to Global Plenty: End Poverty Through Local Empowerment tag:superlife.ning.com,2007-03-10:547497:Video:342 2007-03-10T03:58:38.416Z Dick Samson https://superlife.ning.com/profile/dicksamson <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/547497:Video:342"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="120" src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507428768?profile=original=&amp;width=160&amp;height=120" width="160"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Jacqueline Novogratz is the charismatic founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, a non-profit that takes a business-like approach to improving the lives of the poor. She applauds the heightened interest in Africa, but argues persuasively for a new approach to foreign aid: "The question isn't 'how do we fix this?' The question is 'How can we help Africans to do this for themselves?'" The same principle… <a href="https://superlife.ning.com/video/547497:Video:342"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2507428768?profile=original=&amp;width=160&amp;height=120" width="160" height="120" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Jacqueline Novogratz is the charismatic founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, a non-profit that takes a business-like approach to improving the lives of the poor. She applauds the heightened interest in Africa, but argues persuasively for a new approach to foreign aid: "The question isn't 'how do we fix this?' The question is 'How can we help Africans to do this for themselves?'" The same principle applies to empowering the relatively powerless in every country including the U.S.