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Cover for Poverty (Issue 310)

March 1999's Issue

Poverty

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Action

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Chesson's Choice

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Poverty

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Issue On Poverty

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Endpiece

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The Facts

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A Pound Of Flesh

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The NI Interview

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Keynote

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Letters

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Pauper's Progress?

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Country Profile

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Reviews

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Update

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The NI Crosswork

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In the name of poverty...

Who is saying and doing what about how to eradicate poverty.

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A pound of flesh

Mozambique has huge debts – but talk of rescheduling is a big con-trick, as Joseph Hanlon explains.

Pauper's Progress?

A history of poverty

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The burning of popular fear

Poverty controls us all, argues Zygmunt Bauman.

Poverty: challenging the myths

Nikki van der Gaag explores the deeper meanings of poverty.

The Poverty Quiz

How much do you know?

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Chesson's choice

Being poor in the world’s richest country, by Tom Waters.

Calvin Klein and the tea pickers

From Gudalur to Gloucester, some unusual alliances are being forged, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

The simple life

How to change yours by Gerald Iversen.

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