Posts Tagged ‘poverty’

ONS returns from South Africa with new goals

When Kevin Muccular visited South Africa early this September, he saw a group of local children playing, making up their own games because they could not afford toys. They smiled and chased each other around, impervious to their economic situation. “We [talked to] their parents, who said the children haven’t eaten in days but still…

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Crime overlays poverty

The concentration of poverty tends to concentrate other problems like violent crime. Criminologists have long agreed on this relationship between poverty and crime. The city of Richmond, as the map to the left suggests, is plagued by both social ills.

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