Argument: Globalization has worsened poverty

Issue Report: Free trade

The number of people in extreme poverty in the world's population risen

”However, in spite of this broad based progress, more than 40 developing countries with 400 million people have had negative or close to zero per capita income growth over the past thirty years. And the absolute numbers of poor have continued to increase in all regions except East Asia and the Middle East. Overall, despite impressive growth performance in many large developing countries, absolute poverty worldwide is still increasing.”

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