The Marketing of Poverty

tipoffs from Daily Candy and Digital Inspiration.

Daily Candy links you in to the how rich you might be site globalrichlist

Digital Inspiration writes about how much the New York Dollar is worth ($.76) via New York Magazine.

While at New York Magazine I dropped in on “The Life of a Father of two who makes $338 a week.” I took his possible annual gross pay at $16,224 and put it in the globalrichlist. The result is this man is in the top 11.85% of the richest people in the world. So how about a donation? they ask.

To add contrast to the story a couple volunteers their spending diary in NYMag’s “The Trader and his Wife.”

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