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Why Poverty?

Does Being Born Poor Mean You Will Stay Poor?

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How much is a child’s fate determined by the circumstances and location of its birth? Accepted wisdom has it that much of what happens within 24 hours of a child’s birth dictates that child’s chances of survival and likelihood of health and ability to thrive in the long-term.

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Why Poverty?

Welcome to the World

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Welcome to the World

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Why Poverty?

Education, Education

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Education, Education

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Why Poverty?

Land Rush

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Land Rush

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Video thumbnail: Why Poverty? What Does an Education Get You in China?

Why Poverty?

What Does an Education Get You in China?

Watch Education, Education on Wednesday, November 28 at 7p (check local listings)

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What Does an Education Get You in China?

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Why Poverty?

Animating Poverty Through the Ages

Watch Poor Us on Tuesday, November 27 at 7p (check local listings)

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Animating Poverty Through the Ages

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Video thumbnail: Why Poverty? Developing Africa's Resources One Displaced Farmer at a Time

Why Poverty?

Developing Africa's Resources One Displaced Farmer at a Time

Watch Land Rush on Tuesday, November 27 at 8p (check local listings)

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Developing Africa's Resources One Displaced Farmer at a Time

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Video thumbnail: Why Poverty? Have Multinationals Extracted Hope from Zambia?

Why Poverty?

Have Multinationals Extracted Hope from Zambia?

Watch Stealing Africa on Monday, November 26 at 8p (check local listings)

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Have Multinationals Extracted Hope from Zambia?

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