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Suskind, Ron . and Leslie Chang.Misery Among Plenty. Wall Street Journal, The11 Jan. 1999: .
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|R12||While "only" 27% of the world's people may be poor today (roughly 2 billion) compared with the vast majority several hundred years ago, their numbers have swelled ... as total population rose.||poverty population growth|
|R12||Of the world's poor -- defined by the World Bank as living on $1.60 or less a day, which doesn't buy a cappuccino in New York City -- 62% live in India and China... Still stagnating are countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the world's other dense concentration of extreme poverty, which leads the world in infant mortality and illiteracy.||poverty population growth|