The Hidden Reason of Poverty – Ted Talk by Gary Haugen

An eye-opening talk by Gary Haugen on the hidden reason of poverty. In this talk, Gary Haugen, explains very clearly that without stopping violence against poor people, poverty cannot be reduced in the world. After listening to this talk, I am now able to see how true the connection between poverty and violence is. Here is the link to the Ted Talk, do check it out.

At the end this talk, there was a reference made to Gary’s book and so, I went onto to check out the book. Seems like the book released today. I have downloaded the audio book and plan to listen to it soon. Here is the link to the book on

I found this infographic on Amazon which gives some jaw-dropping statistics regarding violence and poverty.

Thanks for reading and have a great day!

About Shakeel Akhtar

I am a husband and a father striving for a balanced life. It is my belief that a balanced life could result in a life of zero regrets. With this mindset, I am blogging on 7 areas of life that I call the 7 colors of the rainbow of life. We are given 168 hours every week to paint our rainbow with these 7 colors and if we are able to do that then there is a chance that we could find our "pot of gold"
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