poverty

Poverty and Charity in Medieval Islam

Poverty and Charity in Medieval Islam I want this title to be available as an eBook Poverty and Charity in Medieval IslamMamluk Egypt, 1250–1517 Part of Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization AUTHOR: Adam Sabra DATE PUBLISHED: December 2006 AVAILABILITY: Available FORMAT: Paperback ISBN: 9780521034746 Rate & review £ 38.99Paperback Add to cartAdd to wishlist Other available formats:Hardback […]

Prisoners of the American Dream

Mar 22,2018 – JORDAN TIMES – Stefanie Stantcheva To many observers, US Republicans’ recent passage of a sweeping tax bill was out of step with the country’s needs. With inequality worsening, would not most Americans want to close the income gap by instituting a more progressive tax system? Surprisingly, the […]

The insecurity of inequality

May 16,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Kaushik Basu Global inequality today is at a level last seen in the late nineteenth century — and it is continuing to rise. With it has come a surging sense of disenfranchisement that has fuelled alienation and anger, and even bred nationalism and xenophobia. As […]

The truth about development aid

May 08,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Mark Suzman US President Donald Trump’s recently released 2018 budget blueprint proposes deep cuts in US foreign aid, prompting a discussion on the role of such spending in improving the health and wellbeing of the world’s most vulnerable people. This discussion is important, because, […]