last update: 2019 12 06

Table of contents.

  1. Basic riches.
  2. Why basic riches must be granted.
  3. Why poverty still exists.

Basic riches.

Rich. rich. rich. rich.

Riches. riches. riches. riches.

Rich implies:
Basic riches for a decent modern life comprise.
The human rights that most nations grant but do not enforce in 2019.

Why basic riches must be granted.

Local problems are global problems.
Global problems are local problems.
For ethical reasons.
For physical reasons.

Poverty harms everyone and everything.
Now and in the future.

Good change determines life and death of sentient beings every second.
Every second matters.

Poverty has caused distress for billions of life-years (= persons * years of personal life that matter).
Poverty has caused waste of billions of work-years (= persons * years of personal work that matter) because of lack of science and technology.

Poverty will cause distress for billions of life-years (= persons * years of personal life that matter) because of retarded development.
Poverty will cause waste of billions of work-years (= persons * years of personal work that matter) because of retarded development.

The Psychological Impacts Of Poverty, Digested (2019-12-03).
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions (2013-11-22).
How poverty changes your mind-set (2018-02-19).

The Mental Cost Of Poverty: How Being Poor Leads To Poor Decisions (2018-03-08).

Poverty harms everyone and everything.
Lack of good government and science and technology harms everyone and everything.

Government and science and technology (GOST).

Envienta: The Zero Marginal Cost Society - Jeremy Rifkin (2015-06-17).

The puzzle of motivation | Dan Pink (2009-08-25).

RSA ANIMATE: Dan Pink: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us (2010-04-01).

The Super Mario Effect - Tricking Your Brain into Learning More | Mark Rober | TEDxPenn (2018-05-31).

Good leadership and beneficial activity is only guaranteed by the desire and deeds of capable persons.

Jason Schreier: How BioWare's Anthem Went Wrong (2019-04-02).
One person can change the world and the future if granted the riches to do it.

Why poverty still exists.

Poverty harms everyone and everything for no good reason.
Poverty must be abolished NOW.
Every second matters.

No government in the world enforces the Human Rights.

Poverty is always the political choice of the evil and insane democratic majority.
Where there's a will, there's a way.


The world only needs 30 billion dollars a year to eradicate the scourge of hunger (2008-06-30).

Statement on Visit to the United Kingdom, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights (2018-11-16).
British children living in poverty 'could hit record high' – report (2019-02-20).
The following links are mainly about the USA because the USA is often mentioned as a rich country that proves the benefits of a capitalistic militaristic anti-social anti-intellectual religious cutthroat society that has always elected warmongers (and thus war criminals) from 2 similar political parties to the highest office.

America Has Been at War 93% of the Time – 222 out of 239 Years – Since 1776 (2015-02-20).

INFOGRAPHIC: We Could End Homelessness With The Money Americans Spend On Christmas Decorations (2012-12-10).

Howard Schultz: Starbucks Billionaire: You Can’t Have Healthcare Or College (2018-06-08), time 47.

UN Head: US Has 'Morally Wrong' Healthcare System Because Of Corruption (2018-09-29).

The Government Fee That Can Cost Poor Philadelphians Their Inheritance (2018-09-26).

The Evidence Pours In: Poverty Getting Much Worse in America (2018-11-05).
Amazon Workers STRIKE In Italy, Spain, Germany & UK! (2018-11-25), time 28.
Amazon Spain was even so insolent to demand the police to control the productivity of Amazon workers during the strike.

Flint: Gov. Caught Faking Water Tests (2018-11-26).

Better and better? A comment on Hans Rosling (2019-01-16).
Time 91.

Detroit's Water CRISIS is Hidden in Plain Sight (2019-02-14).

As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions Of Gallons Of Water Lost (2014-10-29).
Time 255.

The infrastructural humiliation of America (2019-02-03).

HN: One-fourth of Americans drink water from systems that don’t meet standards (2019-03-11).

FBI waged counterintelligence campaign against leftists, boasts ex-top official (2019-01-19).

SHOCKER: FBI Admits Sabotaging Progressive Politicians As Policy! (2019-01-22).

Helsinki (Finland): The city with no homeless on its streets (2019-01-31).

Over 40% of US Households Are One Paycheck Away From Poverty (2019-02-02).

Judge: Providing Water to Dying Immigrants in Desert is a Crime (2019-02-02), time 134.
Lying scumbags or murderers in the police must be abolished.
Videos like this show why bad privacy must end NOW.
Every second matters.

Reddit: In 50 years, education costs have doubled, college costs have dectupled, health ins. costs have dectupled, subway costs have at least dectupled, and housing costs have increased by 50%. US health care costs 4X as much as health care in other First World countries. This is very wrong. (2019-02-05).

Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs - (2010-09-10).

Poverty - Numbers (2018-09-07).

World Hunger Is Rising (2018-09-11).

The Poverty Paradox: Why Most Poverty Programs Fail And How To Fix Them | Efosa Ojomo | TEDxGaborone (2017-08-14).

Why it's too hard to start a business in Africa -- and how to change it | Magatte Wade (2018-10-24).

Solving Poverty Without a Big Wallet | Davis Nguyen | TEDxUCDavisSF (2017-05-16).

Information exchange is an exponential increase of wealth and not a zero-sum game. (2018-05-25)

A Dance of Technology and Crisis | Nicholas Haan | SingularityU India Summit 2017 (2017-05-17).

Delhi’s air pollution monitors have recorded the highest levels they can measure (2018-06-18).

Fox Viewers Overwhelmingly Approve Med4All By 73% (2018-08-02).

CNN’s Jake Tapper Caught Lying About Med4All - Lies Again (2018-08-22).

How much it costs to have a baby in every state, whether you have health insurance or don't in the USA (2018-07-09).

Why the hospital of the future will be your own home | Niels van Namen (2018-10-10).

Scarcity of medical experts is a political decision by needlessly restricting the number of allowed licenses for doctors and pharmacists.
Tokyo medical school admits changing results to exclude women (2018-08-08).

Surprisingly many persons and elected politicians justify and defend or at least tolerate poverty and austerity and military expenditures for destruction of wealth and health of other persons.