Editorial on Climate Change

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"The poor are the poor, and one's sorry for them" - Anthony Hopkins. We want to help everyone, most particularly the poor. We think poverty is most often outside conditions having nothing to do with input from individual. Poverty was not formed by individuals, but it was formed by the ancestors, so it is not our fault to suffer from poverty. We think that everybody should have freedom and problems need to be solved, and one of the problems was poverty. There are several ways to solve this problem, which is making education available to everybody, and we also think that democracy is essential for the freedom and development of mankind.[1: Kalamaya, Rick. "Poverty from a Liberal Viewpoint." Search for Clarity and Truth. Accessed February 18, 2014. http://www.search4clarity.com/poverty/ perspective/liberal. ]

"Providing universal free school meals will help give every child the future they deserve, building a stronger economy and a fairer society."

- Nick Clegg. Our view is that most long-term poverty was caused by lack of opportunity. For example, inadequate education, no job training, no child care, inadequate public transportation, no jobs available, or jobs denied because of race, gender, or some other form of discrimination. This shows that while discrimination and lack of opportunity are certainly important factors, lack of political power is a deeper and more fundamental root cause of poverty. The "political power" here means the ability to change some economic aspect of society, such as elections, lobbying, economic action, and all the varied tactics of nonviolent direct action. In order to solve this problem, education is needed desperately. Education, research and development are the real gates to the future. In order for a country to develop, people need to get educated well, and we can compete in the global economy with their skills and therefore...