The soccer star was an admirer of Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro, frequently criticizing the United States, including one notable incident in 2007 on Chavez's TV show.
Scotland has become the first country in the world to make period products free for all with a message that: "In these dark times, we can bring light and hope to the world."
All too often, the ideas that get people excited tend toward the futuristic, like rocket ships and quantum computers. In an unequal society, these sorts of things don't benefit those most in need.
The ethnicity pay gap "is costing the British economy as much as £24 billion ($31 billion) a year."
Rural hospital closures will force some of Georgia's poorest residents to travel more than 30 miles to seek health care.
As the federal eviction moratorium comes to an end and no stimulus deal in sight, tens of millions of American will face the nation's most severe housing crisis yet.
All areas back in a second British lockdown are linked by a number of things - high levels of poverty, high black and ethnic minority populations and high "key worker" numbers.
Nearly two million homes in Britain don't have internet access, it has been reported, making home-schooling nearly impossible.
It comes after a campaign by England footballer Marcus Rashford to ensure the government extended the scheme into the summer holidays.
The Premier League footballer spoke about his own experience with free school meals, as fears children will go hungry during the summer holidays if the free school meal voucher scheme ends.
"Reducing poverty does not have to create unavoidable environmental costs," said researcher Paul Ferraro.
Now more than ever, the U.S. must exhibit global leadership in the fight against hunger.
Olivier De Schutter tells Newsweek that "five shocks" have hit the global economy that could lead to the entire political idea of austerity being rethought.
The climate activist has launced a campaign with Danish nonprofit Human Act to help children and young people affected by the primary and secondary impacts of the pandemic.
The Department of Education is reportedly set to cut off over 800 rural schools after deciding to enforce a specific poverty reporting rule for the first time in close to 17 years.
The evil of ecological devastation is directly connected to the evils of systemic racism, poverty and inequality, and the distorted moral narrative that prevents us from addressing these issues.
Celebrities and media figures weighed in after James Corden ridiculed fellow late-night TV host Bill Maher over a "fat-shaming" segment in which Maher said overweight Americans should be criticized and not simply accepted.
On National Food Bank Day, marked on the first Friday in September, you can help contribute to the cause that believes no-one should go to bed hungry.
Meet a pastor who is making sure women in his community have not only a way to get to work but a key source of independence and self-respect.
Any criteria for success must focus on the lives of Baltimoreans.
No one understands the intentional containment of poor people—whether in my home of Baltimore or at the U.S.-Mexico border—better than a developer.
Critics of President Trump and his labeling of Baltimore as "disgusting" began posting pictures to social media showing Republican-controlled areas rife with homelessness, poverty and masses of garbage.
A new UN report examined "multidimensional poverty," which includes factors like poor health, lack of education, inadequate living conditions and the ongoing threat of violence.
Forty-three states suspend or revoke driver's licenses for failure to pay court-imposed debt, which only further inhibits poor Americans' ability to come up with the cash.
Some low-wage workers are reluctant to accept promotions or raises because it will reduce their amount of government housing assistance and make it harder to make ends meet.
Mazi Ghorbani is an entrepreneur and inventor whose latest venture involves creating a sustainable protein derived from fish in an effort to combat childhood hunger.
The congresswoman took the common tropes about being poor to task in a thread on Twitter Saturday.
"Oh my god, there's a lot of poverty in this world, and you're going to have people from all over the world. And I don't think that's something that we can do at this point," Senator Bernie Sanders, a 2020 presidential contender, said in Iowa.
"Where are these figures from?" asked Kremlin press secretary Dimitry Peskov.