The More You Know
What's wrong with how we understand poverty?
9 April 2021
Poverty seems like a relatively straightforward and easy concept to understand - being about what one does not have as opposed to what others do, and most of the time this seems to refer to money. Broadly speaking, as a measure of poverty this thinking might be accurate inasmuch as it reflects how most of us feel about the subject; ownership of assets as a general measure of one’s wealth.