The end of hunger, by the Master ñ
Hunger and starvation are man-made. Events will soon
create a leveling, which will demonstrate to rich and poor, their brotherhood.
Global Marshall Plan - a planetary contract
by Dunja M¸ller and Dr. Michael Stˆger
An interview with Professor Franz J. Radermacher about how a Global Marshall Plan can eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, as well as create environmental sustainability and international security.
Recurring questions on Third World
development, by Carrol Joy Discussion of several
commonly held beliefs about hunger, poverty and other issues of Third World development, which distort and delay
attempts to address human suffering.
End of a dark chapter, by the Master ñ
The end of communism and apartheid, and the birth of new
democracies signal man's positive response to Maitreya's presence in the world.
Twelve myths about hunger
article based on the book, "World Hunger - 12 Myths," which refutes some of the most common myths about
the problem of hunger.
Five myths about poverty
1998 Human Development Report debunks myths about poverty and environmental problems in the developing world.
Poverty, crime and self-esteem: the
crucial connection, interview with Benjamin Creme by Monte Leach
Esotericist Benjamin Creme explains
that when people begin to share resources, through a variety of social, economic and political reforms, people
will feel less threatened, and there will be less crime.
The needs of the poor come first,
interview with Devaki Jain, by Monte Leach
An interview with
development economist and activist, Devaki Jain, about the politics of poverty and inequality, illustrated by
Mahatma Gandhi's 'crucible test'.
State of the world's children: Poor
nutrition linked to nearly seven million child deaths a year
The 1998 State of the World's Children
Report cites malnutrition as the cause of more child deaths than infectious diseases, war or natural disasters.
Breaking the pattern of poverty,
by Monte Leach
An interview with Fawzi Al-Sultan, President of the UN agency, The International Fund
for Agricultural Development, in which he explains the importance of full participation, empowerment and
training, in addition to microcredit, in equipping poor communities for productive, self-sustaining economic
Banishment of poverty an affordable
A summary of the United Nations Human Development Report 1997 citing advances in economic
opportunity which have dramatically reduced poverty in some areas, while noting those in which human poverty has
yet to be addressed.