There will always be poverty because we change what poverty means over time.
Absolute poverty . . . no, or only slightly.
Abject (or "relative") poverty . . . yes, by definition.
Why are so many poor fat?
Lose you cell phone then you are poor.
Our poor are the richest poor in all of history.
Communism fixes the problem.
It won't fix the problem it is the problem
People on food stamps have iPhones
I have a picture of my father as a toddler, stand at the door of a very small, dirt floor cabin in Kansas. He looked poor 😄. Yes, this was in about 1932, but again it's a reference.
Yes! A while ago I suggested watching The Grapes of Wrath for a reference point. Some got it, but some railed against the idea. ......
That's the thing though. Modern poverty isn't poverty in a human history scale. It's basically inconvenience.
True. If you sat home playing xbox and watching cable tv while smoking cigarettes, getting high, and drinking whisky you were not considered impoverished, now you are.