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Do you think that poverty is a cause or a result of prejudice and discrimination? Why?
Yes. Poverty and discrimination are often linked. The poor are routinely targets of discrimination, frequently viewed with contempt for circumstances beyond their personal control.
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User: Do you think that poverty is a cause or a result of prejudice and discrimination? Why?

Weegy: Yes. Poverty and discrimination are often linked. The poor are routinely targets of discrimination, frequently viewed with contempt for circumstances beyond their personal control.
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User: Yes. Poverty and discrimination are often linked. The poor are routinely targets of discrimination, frequently viewed with contempt for circumstances beyond their personal control.

Weegy: I think that Prejudice and dicrimination could be some of the reasons. Around the world, in rich or poor nations, poverty has always been present. In most nations today, [ inequality—the gap between the rich and the poor—is quite high and often widening. The causes are numerous, including a lack of individual responsibility, bad government policy, exploitation by people and businesses with power and influence, or some combination of these and other factors. Many feel that high levels of inequality will affect social cohesion and lead to problems such as increasing crime and violence. Inequality is often a measure of relative poverty. Absolute poverty, however, is also a concern. World Bank figures for world poverty reveals a higher number of people live in poverty than previously thought. ____________________ We often hear leaders from rich countries telling poor countries that aid and loans will only be given when they show they are stamping out corruption. While that definitely needs to happen, the rich countries themselves are often active in the largest forms of corruption in those poor countries, and many economic policies they prescribe have exacerbated the problem. Corruption in developing countries definitely must be high on the priority lists (and is increasingly becoming so in the wake of the global financial crisis), but so too must it be on the priority lists of rich countries. Poverty is the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money.[1] Absolute poverty or destitution refers to the deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter, health care and education. ]
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