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Poor households hardest hit as cooking gas prices set to rise

The Government has introduced duty on the importation of gas cylinders, which could put the cooking gas out of reach of many poor Kenyans. This comes barely two months after National Treasury Cabinet ... read more

Einstein Revealed

A two hour NOVA special: Einstein Revealed. ALBERT EINSTEIN (ACTOR ANDREW ... Throughout Germany, the change from gas lighting to electricity was in full swing. Hermann Einstein set his sights on this ... read more

Kenya: High Charcoal Prices Hit Poor Households

Households using charcoal for fuel have been hardest hit by high prices over the past one and a half years, with the four-kilogramme tin costing above Sh70 over the period. Most affected are poor hous... read more

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How do Americans view poverty? Many blue-collar whites, key to Trump, criticize poor people as lazy and content to stay on welfare

You're talking about homelessness and poor health. You're talking about more kids with birth defects. . . . You're talking about the difference between life and death." Hardest hit ... prices. --Half ... read more


Oil truck drivers are paid about $100,000 a year so why are drillers struggling to hire them?

When the price of oil collapsed in 2014 and disrupted drilling operations all across Texas's massive Permian Basin shale formation, truckers were among those hardest hit. Rendered unnecessary ... tota... read more

Households with bad records 'spend £1,225 extra' on financial products

With many likely to be struggling with debt repayments already, a study by credit card provider Aqua found that families with poor credit records also have to pay hefty premiums on their household ... ... read more

Consumer advocates worried rising gas prices will hit low-income earners hard

But it appears prices are set to go up anyway, regardless of the IPART decision. Gavin Dufty from St Vincent de Paul says it is difficult to project how much prices will rise. "I think the hardest hit ... read more

Propane Shortages Leave Many U.S. Homeowners in the Cold

Prices for heating oil, the fuel used by 6 percent of U.S. homes (mostly in the Northeast), also hit a record high this week of $4.18 a gallon. In the hardest ... households would pay more than double ... read more

The impact of global crises on health: money, weather and microbes

Likewise, the countries that have contributed least to greenhouse gas emissions will be the first and hardest hit by climate change ... how can we expect them to invest in R&D for diseases of the poor ... read more

The real student loan crisis

We use data from the Federal Reserve’s 2010 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) to determine the average salary, retirement savings, and liquid savings of an average, young, dual-headed, college-educate... read more

Sellers of 'prime' London homes drop asking prices by more than 10% to attract buyers

Hardest hit have been home values in Knightsbridge, Knight Frank says. In the last year, prices plummeted 6.8 per cent. In South Kensington, values dropped 4.9 per cent and homes just north of Hyde Pa... read more

Africa: Time Bomb Awaiting Africa

Experts have predicted that climate change will increase the frequency and intensity of severe weather events which poor countries lacked the infrastructure ... should take the driver's seat as the co... read more

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