Episode: Poor Us: The Animated History of Poverty

Do we know what poverty is? The poor may always have been with us, but attitudes towards them have changed. Beginning in the Neolithic Age, Ben Lewis's film takes us through the changing world of poverty. You go to sleep, you dream, you become poor through the ages. And when you awake, what can you say about poverty now? There are still very poor people, to be sure, but the new poverty has more to do with inequality?

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Friday, January 30, 2015 - 4:00pm
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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 9:00am
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53 minutes 34 seconds
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